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Culture/People:
probably Paracas (archaeological culture) (attributed); possibly traded to the Inka  Search this
Previous owner:
John C. Wise, Non-Indian, 1902-1981  Search this
Boston Museum of Fine Arts (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)  Search this
Object Name:
Child's poncho
Media/Materials:
Camelid hair yarn, cotton yarn, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Tapestry woven, fringed
Dimensions:
102 x 32 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Place:
Paracas; Paracas District; Pisco Province; Ica Region; Peru
Date created:
500-100 BC
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, Massachusetts) from the John Wise, Ltd. Galleries in New York City, operated by pre-Columbian art collector and dealer John C. Wise (1902-1981), at an unknown date; acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 1967.
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Catalog Number:
23/7299
Barcode:
237299.000
See related items:
Paracas (archaeological culture)
Inka (Inca) (archaeological)
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws636ead7e2-f81c-4394-9664-c101d1a2257d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_252805