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Woman's dress (anacu)

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Large dress made of two lengths of fabric stitched together down the center, each of natural brown cotton with a wide stripe of white cotton at the sides.

Provenance

By 1978, the donor, David Paly, acquired from an anonymous collector in Lima; Collection of David Paly; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of David and Marita Paly

Peruvian, Inca, before 1500

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 172.8 x 195.6 cm (68 1/16 x 77 in.) (without including the tails)

Accession Number

2007.1157

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes