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Band (Peru), before 500 AD

This is a Band. It is dated before 500 AD and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is wool and its technique is twined ground with pile. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43.2 x 3.2 cm (17 x 1 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Band (Peru), before 500 AD; wool; H x W: 43.2 x 3.2 cm (17 x 1 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1946-100-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.

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