This is a Band. It is dated 1000–1450 (crossed out and marked 'Wari') and we acquired it in 1965. Its medium is linen warp, wool weft and its technique is slit tapestry, double faced, wefts perpendicular to warp; sides: intact, ends: cut. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
It is credited
Gift of Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 43.2 x 1.3 cm (17 x 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Band (Peru); Previously owned by Herman A. Elsberg (American, 1869–1938); linen warp, wool weft; H x W: 43.2 x 1.3 cm (17 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Albright-Knox Art Gallery; 1965-33-22
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.