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Peabody Number: 42-12-30/3523
Display Title: Tunic
Descriptions:
Inventory Description: Organic, woven fiber, tunic, red, vertical row of llamas, vertical row of crosse
Object Description: Tunic of red camelid plainweave (z-2s) with bands of tapestry weave on triple warps (run Horizontally). On one side a vertical row of llamas in dark brown/white and green/gold; other side three rows of crosses in white, green, gold. Neck and arm slits cut and overcast, side seams turned in and overcast with red cotton. Red camelid fringe stitched on at arm holes.
Classification:
Woven Fiber
Department:
Archaeological
Culture/Period:
Inca?
Early Intermediate period
Nazca?
Geography/Provenience:
South America/Peru
Geo-Locale: Central Coast
Materials: Fiber
Dimensions: Overall: 55 x 39 cm (21 5/8 x 15 3/8 in.)
Quantity: 1
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