Jul 15, 2014

Peruvian Textiles: Mantle or Hanging, Loincloth, Turban, Padded Hat, Band with Tassels

Peruvian Textiles: Mantle or Hanging, Loincloth, Turban, Padded Hat, Band with Tassels

1405-1640

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Cotton; plain weave, brocaded and complex alternating gauze with 3 or 5 shots of plain weave between gauze shots

Overall: 162.5 x 272 cm (64 x 107 1/16 in.)

Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 2005.5

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Although these textiles are similar in appearance and technical features, it is not clear that they were found or used together. They are said to come from the region of Chan Chan, the capital of the Chimú Empire. To see the record for each, click “see all set records,” above.

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