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Miniature Feather Tunic


Ica-Chincha?, Late Intermediate Period
1160-1260 CE
35 x 35 x 4 cm (13 3/4 x 13 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
feathers, cotton
PC.B.523

Not on view


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Bibliography
Benson, Elizabeth P. 1963 Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C., p. 73, cat. 410.

Boone, Elizabeth Hill (ED.) 1996 Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks. Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks; No. 1. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. vol. 2, p. 419-23, pl. 121.

Callaway, Carol and Susan E. Bergh 1996 Form and Rhythm: Ancient Andean Textiles at Dumbarton Oaks. Hali. The International Magazine of Antique Carpet and Textile Arts (89):84-91.





Exhibition History
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, August 1960 to April 1962.

"Flights of Fancy: Birds in Pre-Columbian Art" Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 10/1/2009 - 2/28/2010.

"Clothing for the Afterlife" Dumbarton Oaks, Washington DC, 10/7/2015 - 5/22/2016.


Acquisition History
Purchased from Louis Slavitz, New York (dealer), by Robert Woods Bliss, May 05, 1960.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1960-1962.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.


Birds | Feathers | Ritual