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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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Ica

Title

Fragment (Shawl)

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 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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