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Fragment of a tunic

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Warp: cotton, S-spun. Weft: wool, S-spun. Design of diagonal rows of interlocking brown and cream fret motif separated by stepped pink areas woven in slit tapestry forming tabs or fringe of tunic lower edge. Horizontal rows of pink and red geometric design separated by band of brown and cream...

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Provenance

Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew to MFA, October 22, 1986.

Credit Line

Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew

Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Probably North-Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/4 x 16 15/16 in. (26 x 43 cm)

Accession Number

1986.503

Medium or Technique

Cotton slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles