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Poncho Displaying Contorted Figures

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
South coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Paracas

Title

Poncho Displaying Contorted Figures

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 100 BCE–200 CE

Medium

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

Dimensions

57.8 × 84.5 cm (22 3/4 × 33 1/4 in.) 57.8 × 49 cm (22 3/4 × 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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