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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Portion of a knitted fringe from a manta with birds

A.D. 300

cotton and wool, dyed and woven

a. 16 5/16 × 2 1/2 in. (41.4 × 6.3 cm)
b. 6 15/16 × 2 1/2 in. (17.7 × 6.3 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4578
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Bought in Peru by Mrs. Moore, 1932.

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