Fragment (Shawl)

A work made of cotton and camilid wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; cotton and camilid wool, single interlocking tapestry weave (paired warps); and cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with camilid wool in cross knit loop stitches; left selvage present: wefts turn on paired weft selvage cord; heading present: three heading cords.
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  • A work made of cotton and camilid wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; cotton and camilid wool, single interlocking tapestry weave (paired warps); and cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with camilid wool in cross knit loop stitches; left selvage present: wefts turn on paired weft selvage cord; heading present: three heading cords.

Date:

A.D. 1000/1532

Artist:

Ica
Peru, south coast, Nazca Valley, Estaqueria

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Culture

Ica

Title

Fragment (Shawl)

Origin

Peru

Date

1000–1532

Medium

cotton and camilid wool, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; cotton and camilid wool, single interlocking tapestry weave (paired warps); and cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with camilid wool in cross knit loop stitches; left selvage present: wefts turn on paired weft selvage cord; heading present: three heading cords

Dimensions

38.1 × 18.4 cm (15 × 7 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan R. Sawyer

Reference Number

1957.440

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