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  • Tassel (Peru), 1000–1200

    Large tassel with long heavy twisted red wool fringes and wool yarn stretched in 1/4″ band of white, red, green, yellow over the top of the core, and a thick…

  • Band (Peru), ca. 1000–1200

    Strip of un-dyed cotton cloth with band containing angular scrolls in cloth weave on twined background; guard strips; cord selvage on one side, to which is hand-sewn fringed border.

  • Band (Peru), 11th–12th century

    Long narrow wool band with series of “S” repeats, series of angular scroll repeats, and series of rectangular repeats made up of triangles, in dark green, red, white; framed top…

  • Turban Band, Turban Band, 11th–12th century

    Narrow slit tapestry strip with adjacent diagonal stepped repeats in white, rose reds, browns, golden yellow. One end finished with attached long tassel of brown wool yarns joined at top…

  • Band (Peru), 1000–1200

    Narrow woolen tape with simplified “S” repeats, sometimes turning into scrolls, sometimes with single curve; replaced 1/3 way through with strip of five diamonds with dot in center of each.…

  • Mantle Fragment (Peru), 400–100 BC

    Fragment of a mantle with close-set horizontal rows of stylized warriors’ heads, each with different headdress and color combinations. In the top row, upright front-facing heads alternate with upside down…

  • Figure (Peru), 16th century

  • Fragment (Peru), 1450–1535

    Band of very fine brown wool tapestry with broad band below of weft-surfaced rectangles in red, brown, yellow, with overlaying diamond framework (stylized snakes) in these colors on contrasting fields.…

  • Textile (Peru), before 600 AD

    Part of mile-long piece (end not reached) brought back by Columbia University espedition; found in Cahuachi hacienda, about 15 miles from town of Nazca which is about 80 miles from…

  • Fragment (Peru), 1200–1400

    Fragment of loosely woven white cotton embroidered with red and black birds.

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