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Tunic

Archive, Museum: Robert Woods Bliss Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection (Washington DC, USA)
Number: B-518

Period: Inca (1450 to 1534 AD)

Poncho shirt of interlocked tapestry. This is an outstanding specimen of Inca-period weaving, notable for the fine spinning, diversified decoration and colors, and compact weaving. Each side of the tunic is a checkerboard divided into no less than twenty-one Tocapus, not counting variations in color. Lenght: 30 1/4 in. Width: 72 in. Inca period, Ica style, South coast of Peru. B-518, Robert Woods Bliss Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C.Cat. No. 373. See Lothrop/Foshag/Mahler 1957, plate CLXI. Drawing 2010 Christiane Clados

 

LH4 Tocapu (Miniature Uncu) LH13 Tocapu Distr (13 / 12)   edit

 

 

 

Inca Key Distribution Back (13 / 12)   edit

 

 

 

 

Array ( [0] => 1 [1] => 2 [2] => 3 [3] => 4 [4] => 5 [5] => 6 [6] => 7 [7] => 8 [8] => 9 [9] => 10 [10] => 12 [11] => 18 [12] => 20 [13] => 25 [14] => 32 [15] => 33 [16] => 35 [17] => 42 [18] => 55 [19] => 60 [20] => 61 [21] => 65 [22] => 66 [23] => 72 [24] => 74 [25] => 77 [26] => 78 [27] => 81 [28] => 88 )