An Incan Textile Weaving #042

$ 425.00
A well preserved waistband fragment from a tunic with an iconic deity figure woven in the design. Likely late Horizon, A.D. 1476-1534. Similar examples illustrated in To Weave for the Sun: Andean Textiles in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston" by Rebecca Stone Miller. This superb textile has a refinement and closeness of weaving that speaks of the high technical as well as artistic achievement of the Incan weavers. Like other Incan textiles, it owes it excellent state of preservation to the unusual climate of the Andes.
11 cm/4 1/2 in long
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