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Textile (Peru), ca. 1300

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1300 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is wool, cotton and its technique is slit tapestry with wrapping; weft-faced plain weave; slit tapestry: limited use of non-horizontal welts, sometimes between color areas only; two-faced; long slits are sewn together; sides: remains of attached fabric; ends: warp selvage on one end, turned . It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Harry Dennis Jr.. It is credited Gift of Harry Dennis Jr..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 70 x 11.5 cm (27 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (Peru), ca. 1300; wool, cotton; H x W: 70 x 11.5 cm (27 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Harry Dennis Jr.; 1969-76-2-a

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