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Tunic fragment (side border)

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Ground: brown cotton. Design: geometric figures worked with yellow wool outlined with black, and black outlined with blue on a pink wool ground. Above the band is an armhole edged with pink, blue, yellow, and black wool.


Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Peruvian (Nasca), Middle Horizon, Phase 1, Nasca 9, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Nasca area, South Coast, Peru


Height x width: 13 x 2 3/16 in. (33 x 5.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts