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Fragment of a tunic (unku)
Fragment of a tunic (unku)
Date:
ca. 300 BC–100 BC
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Fiber; Looping
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Paracas
Accession Number:
1995.10
Acquisition Date:
1995-03-02
Credit Line:

Gift of Garry Muse in celebration of the Centennial Year

Brown and tan; vertical bands depicting plying or twining lines with crosses in the interstices; these twining elements are rendered as simple zig-zag lines at the two side borders of the object. The object is incomplete, probably cut down from a badly damaged original. It has been extensively pieced in some areas and the red fringe at each end, although probably a part of the original garment, may have originally been at the tunic's arm openings. DMott-10/03

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