Sleeved tunic

Peruvian, Chancay Period
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

33.7 x 146.3 cm (13 1/4 x 57 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.67

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; slit tapestry (borders)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Body of shirt, brown cotton, ornamental borders of tapestry across bottom and ends of sleeves woven with crimson, pink, three shades of yellow, and very dark brown wool, in design of step-sided chevrons terminating in conventional birds.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper