JCB Archive of Early American Images
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[Man of Peru]
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plate; verso leaf 487
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Native American from Peru. Includes spear, flask [?] hanging across chest, and tunic.
Vecellio, Cesare, ca. 1521-1601
[De gli habiti antichi et moderni] Habiti antichi et moderni di tutto il mondo
Source place of publication:
In Venetia [Venice]
Appresso i Sessa
Vecellio's popular book on costumes included not only the dress of his native Venice, but clothing from ancient times and from the Americas along with social commentary about the illustrated people and their attire. The woodcuts for this book were created by Christoph Krieger.Image title taken from text.
Acquired in 1884.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Clothing and dress--Peru
Indigenous peoples of South America