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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Fragment of slit tapestry

A.D. 800–1450

Cotton and llama fur, dyed and woven. White long llama hairs are sticking up out of surface.

9 1/2 × 13 1/16 in. (24.2 × 33.2 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4585
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chimú
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Bought in Peru by Mrs. Moore, 1932.

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