Current Location:
Murray Living Center -> 1st Floor (Murray)
Location Notes:
MUR, 1st fl; rt rm 133m

Shipibo Painted Cloth, Peru

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.88.2e
Artist:
Peruvian Artisan
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Postcard
Date:
circa 1990
Description:
White, painted textile with yellow/pink/black stripe halving image horizontally. Intricate, geometric design in black, yellow and red; suggests city/garden/labyrinth plan.
Historical Context:
This is a painted, Peruvian textile created by the Shipibo tribe of the upper Amazon in Peru. It is a design from a hand-spun, woven, and painted cotton skirt.

Library of Congress Subjects:
Postcards as art material