About This Artwork

Chuquibamba
Possibly Ica Valley, south coast, Peru

Poncho, 1476/1532

Camelid wool, single interlocking tapestry weave and five-color complementary weft weave with center band of complementary weft weave
199.4 x 257.5 cm (78 1/2 x 101 3/8 in.)

Ada Turnbull Hertle Endowment, 1999.290

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, gallery 136, Department of African and Amerindian Art, April 26-September 27, 2011

The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 136, Department of African and Amerindian Art, May 10-September 13, 2016

Publication History

Richard Townsend, Indian Art of the Americas at The Art Institute of Chicago (The Art Institute of Chicago with Yale University Press, 2016), pp. 376, cat 352.

Richard F. Townsend, "Burial Mantle,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 29, 2 (1999), pp. 10-11.

Richard F. Townsend and Kathleen Bickford Berzock, “The Art Institute of Chicago New Galleries,” in Tribal Arts XVI-1/62 (Winter 2011), p. 65, figure 12 (ill.).




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