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Band (Peru), 100 BC–800 AD

This is a Band. It is dated 100 BC–800 AD and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is cotton and wool and its technique is tapestry-woven; warp selvage with remains of what may have been a fringe or tassel; 3 sections: a) slit tapestry b) slit tapestry. use of non-horizontal wefts limited use of wrapping c) slit tapestry, use of non-horizontal wefts; sides: intact, end: one e. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 3.5 x 49.7 cm (1 3/8 x 19 9/16 in.)

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Band (Peru), 100 BC–800 AD; cotton and wool; H x W: 3.5 x 49.7 cm (1 3/8 x 19 9/16 in.); 1949-118-1-b

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