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Square fragment with a combination of techniques, including plain weave fuchsia borders surrounding rectangle of gauze weave patterned with tapestry birds in yellow, pink, red, blue and tan, trimmed with applied tassels; below. split tapestry bird patterned with two figures in a boat (lower...

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Provenance

Purchased by donor at antiques fair

Credit Line

Gift of Andrew Spindler-Roesle in memory of Alexander M. Roesle

Peruvian (North Coast), 1000–1476

Dimensions

H x W: 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (16.5 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

2000.963

Medium or Technique

Cotton and camelid fiber; plain weave, gauze, slit tapestry, and applied tassels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles