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Fragment of a tunic

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Approximately half of a full tunic made with cotton warp and wool weft. Three diagonal rows of black, dark yellow and light yellow squares extend from shoulder to center front in stepped-block yoke; remaining triangular area red; lower part of tunic off white. Arm hole bound in red and black; side...

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Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay, April 13, 1977.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Peruvian (Inca), Late Horizon-Early Colonial, about A.D. 1500–50

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

76.2 x 60.9 cm (30 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

1977.131

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes