may 4, 1450 - (All) T'oqapu tunic
camelid fiber and cotton
these were given as gifts (and traded) to the leaders of the Inka empire to maintain bonds of equality/peace/power
Expression of Power > High Status Objects
worn by Sapa (high ranking people, high status, elite)
the black and white checkered t'oqapu represent military
CAMAC= the spirit existence living in the cloth, starting at the point of the initial loom, and it would be killed or destroyed if the cloth was prematurely cut.
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