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Collection: T - Pre-Columbian (135)
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378CCCC0
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392CCCC0
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Inca Culture, Colonial Period, 16th century
1951.393CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84CCCC0
Central Andes, Northern Central Coast
1925.668CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1947.291CCCC0
Central Andes, central coast, Chancay people
2017.193CCCC0
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimu people
1985.7CCCC0
Central Andes, central coast, Chancay people
2017.60CCCC0
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimu or Lambayeque (Sican) People
1954.68CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, 3rd-1st Century BC
1946.228CCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.2CCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Lambayeque (Sicán) people
1991.223CCCC0
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
2016.267CCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1958.412CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Chavin style
1985.139CCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1940.495CCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1992.104CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Nasca-Huari style
1957.340CCCC0
Peru, South Andes or Chile, Northern Andes, Tiwanaku style, 5th-10th Century
1997.150CCCC0
Peru, Inca, 15th-16th century
1957.136CCCC0
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, Pachacamac, 12th-15th century
1925.669CCCC0
Peru, Inca Period, 15th-16th Century
1940.469CCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.4CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.379CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.524CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1946.75CCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1992.105CCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.3CCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimu Culture, 12th-15th century
1925.665CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1985.193CCCC0
Peru, Far South Coast, Pampa Ocoña, 7th-10th century
2002.93CCCC0
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay-Chimú style, 11th-15th century
1992.103CCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.5CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
2005.17CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.521CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.193CCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.1CCCC0
South America, Peru, Central Andes, Middle Horizon, Wari people, 7th-11th century
2007.179CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
1940.514Looped camelid fiberAverage: 94 x 82.6 cm (37 x 32 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.378Needle network with cut pile: cotton and wool; reseau for top: cottonOverall: 14.3 x 15 x 15.5 cm (5 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
1933.392Cotton and camelid fiber, tapestry weave with areas of eccentric weft floatsAverage: 25.4 x 55.3 cm (10 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca people, 100 B.C. - A.D. 700, Early Intermediate Period, 1 - 650
1940.530Cotton and pigment (field); camelid fiber (borders and fringe)Overall: 69.8 x 280.7 cm (27 1/2 x 110 1/2 in.); Mounted: 81.3 x 6.4 cm (32 x 2 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.227Plain weave with embroidery, plain weave with warp substitution; camelid fiberOverall: 147.3 x 73.7 cm (58 x 29 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.12Tapestry weave: woolAverage: 97.8 x 99.1 cm (38 1/2 x 39 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1957.495Tapestry with interlocked wefts: wool and cottonAverage: 39.4 x 38.1 cm (15 1/2 x 15 in.)Gift of John Wise in memory of Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.CCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Inca Culture, Colonial Period, 16th century
1951.393Interlocked tapestry; cotton and woolAverage: 95.3 x 72.4 cm (37 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1956.84Tapestry; interlocked wefts and areas of eccentric weaving: wool and cottonAverage: 109.2 x 115.6 cm (43 x 45 1/2 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Central Andes, Northern Central Coast
1925.668Camelid fiber and cotton; tapestry-weave yoke and chest plaque, plain-weave bodyOverall: 76.2 x 108 cm (30 x 42 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Tiwanaku Style, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1947.291Needle network with and without cut pile: cotton and woolAverage: 10.2 x 13.4 cm (4 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Central Andes, central coast, Chancay people
2017.193Cotton, camelid fiberLength back of neck to hem: 40.6 cm (16 in.); width across shoulders: 128.9 cm (50 3/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimu people
1985.7Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 88 x 51 cm (34 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Central Andes, central coast, Chancay people
2017.60CottonOverall: 99.1 x 99.1 cm (39 x 39 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimu or Lambayeque (Sican) People
1954.68Tapestry; wool and cottonOverall: 9.2 x 135.9 cm (3 5/8 x 53 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, c. 300-100 BC
1940.528Embroidery on plain wool groundAverage: 100.3 x 139.1 cm (39 1/2 x 54 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Cavernas Style, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1946.226Plain weave with embroidery; camelid fiberAverage: 160 x 297.2 cm (63 x 117 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, Late Period, 3rd-1st Century BC
1946.228Needle reseau (netting): wool and cottonOverall: 426.5 x 7 cm (167 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.2Cotton; plain weave, brocaded and complex alternating gauze with 5 shots of plain weave between gauze shotsOverall: 151.1 x 57.2 cm (59 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.); Mounted: 167.6 x 71.1 cm (66 x 28 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Lambayeque (Sicán) people
1991.223Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 40 x 17.2 cm (15 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Central Andes, Central Coast, Ychsma (Pachacamac) people
2016.267Cotton; slit tapestry weaveNeck edge to hem: 46.7 cm (18 3/8 in.); width across shoulders: 81.9 cm (32 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1958.412Feather mosaic on cottonAverage: 102.9 x 101.6 cm (40 1/2 x 40 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Chavin style
1985.139Cotton, plain weave patterned by fiber-wrapped warps and supplementary weftsOverall: 112 x 61.2 cm (44 1/8 x 24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1940.495Feather "mosaic": feathers sewed on coarse cotton clothAverage: 40.7 x 122 cm (16 x 48 1/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1992.104Black and white feathers sewn to cotton tabby groundOverall: 94.3 x 63.7 cm (37 1/8 x 25 1/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cedric MarksCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Nasca-Huari style
1957.340Interlocking warp and weft: woolAverage: 45.1 x 89.6 cm (17 3/4 x 35 1/4 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Peru, South Andes or Chile, Northern Andes, Tiwanaku style, 5th-10th Century
1997.150AlpacaOverall: 14.6 x 16 x 20 cm (5 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 7 7/8 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Peru, Inca, 15th-16th century
1957.136Tapestry; cotton and camelid fiberAverage: 85.1 x 76.2 cm (33 1/2 x 30 in.)Gift of William R. CarlisleCCCC0
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay, Pachacamac, 12th-15th century
1925.669Tabby weave, warp patterned; woolAverage: 24.2 x 38.8 cm (9 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Peru, Inca Period, 15th-16th Century
1940.469Cords, knotted and twisted; cotton and woolOverall: 85 x 108 cm (33 7/16 x 42 1/2 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.4Cotton; plain weave, brocadedOverall: 124.5 x 31.7 cm (49 x 12 1/2 in.); Mounted: 172.7 x 148.6 cm (68 x 58 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-11th Century
1945.379Plain cloth of cotton brocaded in woolOverall: 46 x 46.5 cm (18 1/8 x 18 5/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.524Cotton and pigment, plain weaveOverall: 58.4 x 21 cm (23 x 8 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1946.75Plain cloth of cotton brocaded in woolOverall: 47 x 45 cm (18 1/2 x 17 11/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
Andes, 7th-15th century
1992.105Polychrome feathers sewn to cotton tabby groundOverall: 98 x 53 cm (38 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cedric MarksCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.3Cotton; plain weave, brocaded and complex alternating gauze with 5 shots of plain weave between gauze shotsOverall: 139.7 x 139.7 cm (55 x 55 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimu Culture, 12th-15th century
1925.665Plain cloth with overlaid tapestry-like decoration; cotton and woolOverall: 142.3 x 33 cm (56 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Paracas (Cavernas) style
1985.193Camelid fiber, embroidery over foundation clothOverall: 116.2 x 16.5 cm (45 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Peru, Far South Coast, Pampa Ocoña, 7th-10th century
2002.93Papagayo macaw feathers knotted onto strings and stitched to cotton plain-weave cloth; camelid fiber plain-weave cloth upper tapeOverall: 81.3 x 223.5 cm (32 x 88 in.); Mounted: 94 x 236.2 cm (37 x 93 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5Cotton; plain weave, brocaded and complex alternating gauze with 3 or 5 shots of plain weave between gauze shotsOverall: 162.5 x 272 cm (64 x 107 1/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Peru, Central Coast, Chancay-Chimú style, 11th-15th century
1992.103Camelid fiber and cotton, tapestry weaveOverall: 115 x 54.5 cm (45 1/4 x 21 7/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cedric MarksCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.5Cotton; weft-faced plain weaveOverall: 306.8 x 5.4 cm (120 13/16 x 2 1/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site?, Paracas people
2005.17Cotton; gauzeOverall: 136.5 x 65.4 cm (53 3/4 x 25 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.517Plain warp-faced cloth, paintedOverall: 71.7 x 20.9 cm (28 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley, Ocucaje site, Paracas style
1940.521Cotton and pigment, plain weaveOverall: 103.5 x 40 cm (40 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Peru, South Coast, Wari Culture, Middle Horizon, 8th-12th Century
1949.193Sides: cotton and wool plain cloth, brocaded; top: wool fancy cloth (?)Overall: 10.8 x 13 x 13 cm (4 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift of John Wise in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry HumphreysCCCC0
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style, 1200-1460s
2005.5.1Cotton; plain weave, brocaded and complex alternating gauze with 3 or 5 shots of plain weave between gauze shotsOverall: 162.5 x 272 cm (64 x 107 1/16 in.); Mounted: 177.8 x 287 cm (70 x 113 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
South America, Peru, Central Andes, Middle Horizon, Wari people, 7th-11th century
2007.179Camelid-fiber, cotton; tapestry weaveOverall: 202.6 x 112 cm (79 3/4 x 44 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0