"Date: 12th–13th century Geography: Peru Culture: Ica (?) Medium: Cotton, feathers Dimensions: 25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm) " "Feathers were considered luxury materials in ancient Peru. They were used to embellish elite costume for thousands of years. Textiles densely covered with the brilliantly colored feathers of tropical rainforest birds are among the most spectacular works produced by ancient Andean artists. Feathered garments lent the wearer status and prestige and indicated wealth."
Pre-Columbian Inca Textile, Peru, circa: 1500. Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk, author of "Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu," short stories and folk tales that involve the meaning in people's lives of Peruvian Inca weavings today.
Tupa-inca-tunic - Inca's - Wikipedia
1450-1550 : Peru / Inka : Feathered Tunic : Höhe 44,5 in. x Breite 49 in.
Bag with Fringes, Huari culture, Peru. The Wari (Spanish: Huari) were a Middle Horizon civilization that flourished in the south-central Andes and coastal area of modern-day Peru, from about AD 500 to 1000. Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mantle, Huari culture, Peru. 7th-9th century. Metropolitan Museum of Art, online collection.