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Pair of miniature shoes

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Red wool weft and white cotton warp weaving with metal (silver, copper, lead, arsenic content) plates and soles.

Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, October 8, 1975.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Peruvian, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 6.5 x 9.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 9/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1975.662a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool, cotton tapestry, plain weave (lining); appliqué metal plaques; metal soles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes