Half Tunic

Interlocked tapestry; cotton and wool | 92.7 x 72.1cm | 16th century

Unknown Artist

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.

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