Tunic

Inca-related coastal culture
Late Horizon
1438–1534


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

103.8 x 101 cm (40 7/8 x 39 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1095

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, pigmented

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Complete tunic of heavy coarse cotton, all-over design of lozenges enclosing alternately a conventionalized bird motif and a stepped pyramid medallion painted in red-brown, medium brown, dark brown, deep brownish-cream, and ivory (original color of fabric); large brown lozenge as yoke around neck slit.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund