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Sleeved tunic

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Body of shirt stained brown cotton, ornamental borders of tapestry across cotton and ends of sleeves woven with yellow, brown, crimson, cream, and dark brown wool, all stained and brittle, with design small conventionalized birds, between horizontal stripes of yellow, brown, and crimson. Edged...

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Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

45.5 x 140 cm (17 15/16 x 55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.66

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; slit tapestry (borders)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes