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Nasca Woven Tassel with Geometric Design

Early Intermediate Period-Middle Horizon
200 - 1000
Cotton and Camelid fibers

11 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 23/32 in. (29.5 x 20 x 1.8 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.289
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Adornments
Culture/Nationality: Nasca
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • geometric patterns
  • Nasca
  • Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
  • tassel - Pendant trimming, decoration, or garment, comprising loose strands. Before the 20th century, usually a wooden mold covered with strands of silk or worsted; now often merely a bunch of threads, cords, or other strands gathered together at the top.
  • textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."

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