Peru, South Coast, Inca, Colonial Period, 16th century / Half Tunic / 16th centuryPeru, South Coast, Inca, Colonial Period, 16th century
Half Tunic
16th century

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Creator Nationality: Inca
Creator Dates/Places: Peru, South Coast, Inca, Colonial Period, 16th cen
Creator Active Place: Peru, South Coast, Inca, Colonial Period, 16th cen
Creator Name-CRT: Peru, South Coast, Inca, Colonial Period, 16th century
Title: Half Tunic
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1500
Creation End Date: 1599
Creation Date: 16th century
Object Type: Textiles
Materials and Techniques: interlocked tapestry; cotton and wool
Dimensions: Average: 95.25cm x 72.4cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1951.393
Credit Line: The Norweb Collection
Context: The 't'oqapu' waistband and the deep V-yoke were standard decorations of Inca tunics. However, the fantastic animals represented in the yoke and the floral motifs in the main field identify this tunic as dating after the Spanish Conquest in 1532.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1951.393
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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