This image is one of over 108,000 from the AMICA Library (formerly The Art Museum Image Consortium Library- The AMICO Library), a growing online collection of high-quality, digital art images from over 20 museums around the world.
www.davidrumsey.com/amica offers subscriptions to this collection, the finest art image database available on the internet. EVERY image has full curatorial text and can be studied in depth by zooming into the smallest details from within the Image Workspace.
- Cultures and time periods represented
range from contemporary art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works.
- Types of works include paintings, drawings,
watercolors, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, furniture, prints, photographs,
textiles, decorative art, books and manuscripts.
Gain access to this incredible resource through either a
monthly or a yearly subscription and search the entire collection from
your desktop, compare multiple images side by side and zoom into the minute
details of the images. Visit www.davidrumsey.com/amica
for more information on the collection, click on the link below the
revolving thumbnail to the right, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Creator Nationality: South American; Pre-Columbian; Andean; Tiwanaku
Creator Name-CRT: Southern Peru or Northern Chile, Tiwanaku
Title: Four-Cornered Hat
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1500
Creation End Date: 1599
Creation Date: (16th Century blade)
Creation Start Date: 400
Creation End Date: 1000
Creation Date: c. 400-1000
Creation Place: southern Peru
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Costume
Materials and Techniques: alpaca
Dimensions: Overall: 14.6cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1997.150
Credit Line: James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund
Context: Tiwanaku's political, economic, and religious influence extended from the high plains of Bolivia to the western slopes of the Andean mountains, a region now incorporated into the nations of Peru and Chile. Made of multi-colored alpaca yarns, the hat is constructed in one piece, from the top down. Tiwanaku style goods of perishable materials are often preserved in the tombs of this arid region.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1997.150
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
AMICA PUBLIC RIGHTS: a) Access to the materials is granted for personal and non-commercial use. b) A full educational license for non-commercial use is available from Cartography Associates at www.davidrumsey.com/amica/institution_subscribe.html c) Licensed users may continue their examination of additional materials provided by Cartography Associates, and d) commercial rights are available from the rights holder.
Copyright © 2007 Cartography Associates.
All rights reserved.