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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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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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts