Tunic

Peruvian (Huarmey)
Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate
A.D. 500–1476


Object Place: Peru, Huarmey, North-Central Coast

Dimensions

73 x 132 cm (28 3/4 x 51 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.303

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, slit tapestry (border), cross-knit loop stitch (sleeve ends)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown cotton tunic with tapestry border. The brown cotton cloth of tunic is slightly creped. Tapestry border sewed to bottom.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund