Poncho

A work made of wool (camelid), plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches; edged with cross-knit loop stitches; loop and plied fringes.
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  • A work made of wool (camelid), plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches; edged with cross-knit loop stitches; loop and plied fringes.

Date:

100 B.C./A.D. 200

Artist:

Paracas Necropolis
Peru, south coast, Paracas Peninsula

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Artist

Paracas Necropolis

Title

Poncho

Origin

Peru

Date

100 BC–200 AD

Medium

Wool (camelid), plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches; edged with cross-knit loop stitches; loop and plied fringes

Dimensions

57.8 x 84.5 cm (22 3/4 x 33 1/4 in.) 57.8 x 49 cm (22 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.) (without fringe)

Credit Line

Edward E. Ayer, Harriott A. Fox, and Samuel P. Avery endowments

Reference Number

1958.292

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