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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Tunic with gilt ornaments

1350–1550

Cotton and wool, dyed and woven

121.92 × 87.63 cm (48 × 34 1/2 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4588
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chimú, Paramonga
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Bought in Peru by Mrs. Moore, 1932.

Bibliography: 

Ann P. Rowe Pollard Rowe, Costumes and Featherwork of the Lords of Chimor (Washington, D.C.: The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, 1984), 125, cit. no. 13, fig. 109, 143.

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