• Culture/People:

    probably Inka (Inca): Colonial Inka (archaeological) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Offering cloth

  • Native term:

    lliqlla

  • Date created:

    circa 1800

  • Place:

    Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Camelid wool yarn, cotton yarn, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Dyed, tapestry woven

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased in 1925 by George Heye in Paris, France, using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

  • Dimensions:

    53.3 x 60.1 cm

  • Catalog number:

    14/3681

  •  

    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Quechua exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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