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Pair of bands

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Design: geometric motifs alternating with grouped bands. Tapestry weaving with plaited-end finish; brown, ochre, red, green wool wefts on cotton warp.


Gift of Edward Merrin of Edward H. Merrin, Gallery, Inc., 724 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, September 16, 1981.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward H. Merrin

Peruvian, Probably Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Nasca area, South Coast, Peru


a: 1 x 432 cm (3/8 x 170 1/16 in.) (a and b pictured together)

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Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry


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