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Sleeved tunic

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Body of shirt light cotton, with brown stains, ornamental borders of brocade across bottom, and ends of sleeves woven with crimson, neutral yellow, lighter yellow, and dark brown wool, in a design of conventionalized birds and fish. Looped fringed of yellow wool sewed on.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian (Rimac (?)), Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

38.2 x 134 cm (15 1/16 x 52 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

78.65

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; complimentary weft weave with outlining and weft substitution (border)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes