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Tassel

A work made of wool (camelid), oblique interlinked and interlaced warp (sprang); crossknit looping over folded unworked warps; sides joined with wool (camelid) in overcast stitch.
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  • A work made of wool (camelid), oblique interlinked and interlaced warp (sprang); crossknit looping over folded unworked warps; sides joined with wool (camelid) in overcast stitch.

Date:

A.D. 500/900

Artist:

Nazca
Peru, south coast, Probably Nazca Valley

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Culture

Nazca

Title

Tassel

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 500 CE–900 CE

Medium

Wool (camelid), oblique interlinked and interlaced warp (sprang); crossknit looping over folded unworked warps; sides joined with wool (camelid) in overcast stitch

Dimensions

32.7 × 21.6 cm (12 7/8 × 8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.1795

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