• Culture/People:

    Wanka Quechua

  • Object name:

    Man's sandals

  • Native term:


  • Date created:

    circa 1920

  • Place:

    Huancayo and Ayacucho; Huancayo Province and Huamanga Province; Junín Region and Ayacucho Region; Peru

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, hide thong/babiche

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, laced

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by A. Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, MAI field collector) in 1924 or 1925 during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    23 x 10 x 6 cm

  • Catalog number:



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