Feathered Panel

Date:
7th–9th century
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Wari
Medium:
Feathers on cotton, camelid hair
Dimensions:
H. 27 1/4 x W. 84 in. (69.2 x 213.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Featherwork
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.475
Not on view
[Louis Slavitz, New York, until 1956]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1956, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

Bird, Junius B. Art of Ancient Peru: Selected Works from the Collection. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1958.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 514.

King, Heidi. Peruvian Featherworks: Art of the Precolumbian Era. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012, p. 29, 18a,b (top).

King, Heidi. "The Wari Feathered Panels from Corral Redondo, Churunga Valley: A Re-examination of Context." Nawpa Pacha vol. 33, no. 1 (June 2013), pp. 23–42.

Giuntini, Christine. "When Feathers Were the Treasures of the Rainforest." In Now at The Met. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017, https://www.metmuseum.org/blogs/now-at-the-met/2018/golden-kingdoms-featherworks.