Tassels

A work made of wool; (strap), tubular plain weave, patterned in five-color, three-span floats, warp substitution; oblique twill interlacing with paired elements; "cross-knit" looping; plain oblique interlacing with four elements; strips of tubular plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave with warp substitution; strips of plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave; oblique twill interlacing with three elements.
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  • A work made of wool; (strap), tubular plain weave, patterned in five-color, three-span floats, warp substitution; oblique twill interlacing with paired elements; "cross-knit" looping; plain oblique interlacing with four elements; strips of tubular plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave with warp substitution; strips of plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave; oblique twill interlacing with three elements.

Date:

A.D. 500/900

Artist:

Nazca
Peru, south coast, Probably Nazca Valley

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Artist

Nazca

Title

Tassels

Origin

Peru

Date

500 AD–900 AD

Medium

Wool; (strap), tubular plain weave, patterned in five-color, three-span floats, warp substitution; oblique twill interlacing with paired elements; "cross-knit" looping; plain oblique interlacing with four elements; strips of tubular plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave with warp substitution; strips of plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave; oblique twill interlacing with three elements

Dimensions

33.7 x 20.3 cm (13 1/4 x 8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.1791a

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