Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tunic with Felines

Date:
1450–1550
Geography:
Peru
Culture:
Chimú
Medium:
Cotton, camelid hair
Dimensions:
H. 25 x W. 70 in. (63.5 x 177.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.955
Not on view
[Delacorte Gallery, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

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. 517.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 235 bottom.

Rowe, Ann P. Costumes and Featherwork of the Lords of Chimor: Textiles from Peru's North Coast. Washington, DC: Textile Museum, 1984, p. 137, 133.



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