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Two large tabs from a garment (mantle?)
Two large tabs from a garment (mantle?)
Date:
200 BC–400
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton, Camelid Fiber; Plain-weave, Cross-knit Looping
Dimensions:
23 x 13.5 cm (9 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Nasca Culture
Accession Number:
1996.173.13a-b
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

Exhibition History:

Study drawers, Textile Education Gallerry, DY 10/05 - 7/06

Pair of tabs from same mantle border, each tab creates a head (one green, one red)with eyes and mouth. each head is topped with a geometrically patterned turban and has a long brown fringe suggesting hair or beard. Plain-weave cotton embroiderd with camelid-fiber, cross knit looping of camelid-fiber and camelid-fiber fringe.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Band
Band (200 BC–200)