• Culture/People:

    probably Colonial Inka (Inca) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Woman's manta

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Temple of the Sun; Isla de la Luna (Isla de Coáti, Koati Island), Lago Titicaca (Lake Titicaca); Manco Kapac Province; La Paz Department; Bolivia

  • Media/Materials:

    Cotton yarn, camelid wool yarn, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Dyed, woven

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated by an unknown party from the Temple of the Sun, or possibly the "Temple of the Virgins of the Sun," at an unknown date; sold to Eduardo del Valle at an unknown date; purchased by Louis Chable from Eduardo Del Valle in 1893; purchased by MAI from Louis Chable in 1916 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).

  • Dimensions:

    120 x 120 x 110.5 cm

  • Catalog number:


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