(Lands comprising modern Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia separated from Viceroyalty of Peru)
-Painted by Incan native who adapted European portrait style techniques.
-However paintings such as these were merely illustrations that were imagined in the minds of the Incans. They did not serve the purpose of documentation.
-They were revered by the remaining Incan royalty.
-Dominated by European painting technique, signifies the compromise and loss of Incan culture
-Woman's shoulder mantle, Peru, 16th - 17th century. Cotton, silk, metallic yarns.
-Made of Cumbi, a type of cloth that was highly valued, woven by specialists, and used for the garments of the king.
-Symbolic of intercontinental trade, made of : Spanish silver threads with the Chinese silk (only available through trade from Philippines to Lima)
-Material: Silver gilt, enamel
-The inscription indicates that this monstrance was made for Pedro de Urraca, a Spanish-born Mercedarian friar who spent most of his life in Ecuador and Peru, where he was revered for the holiness of his ministry.
-Frieze Fragment (18th century)