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Tunic

A work made of cotton, open plain weave; appliquéd with small panels of cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave, and cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave medallions; edged in plain weave with extended weft fringe; cotton cord, embroidered with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop stitches neck edging; cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave with eccentric and interlaced outlining wefts bottom band.
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  • A work made of cotton, open plain weave; appliquéd with small panels of cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave, and cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave medallions; edged in plain weave with extended weft fringe; cotton cord, embroidered with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop stitches neck edging; cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave with eccentric and interlaced outlining wefts bottom band.

Date:

1000/1476

Artist:

Lambayeque
North coast, Peru

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Lambayeque

Title

Tunic

Origin

Peru

Date

Made 1000–1476

Medium

Cotton, open plain weave; appliquéd with small panels of cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave, and cotton and wool (camelid), slit tapestry weave medallions; edged in plain weave with extended weft fringe; cotton cord, embroidered with wool (camelid) in cross-knit loop stitches neck edging; cotton and wool (camelid), slit and single interlocking tapestry weave with eccentric and interlaced outlining wefts bottom band

Dimensions

44.5 × 74.6 cm (17 1/2 × 29 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.1804

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