Woman's dress (anacu)

Peruvian, Inca
before 1500


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 172.8 x 195.6 cm (68 1/16 x 77 in.) (without including the tails)

Accession Number

2007.1157

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Large dress made of two lengths of fabric stitched together down the center, each of natural brown cotton with a wide stripe of white cotton at the sides.

Provenance

1978, sold by a collector in Lima, Peru to David and Maria Paly, Gig Harbor, WA; 2007, year-end gift of David and Maria Paly to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of David and Marita Paly