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unknown Peruvian

Tunic with Decorative Stitching at Neck and Arm Holes

Possibly Middle Horizon
Possibly ca. 600 - ca. 1000
Camelid fiber

14 1/2 x 25 x 1/4 in. (36.8 x 63.5 x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.23
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes (Coast)
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Clothing; Outerwear
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • fringe - Trimming consisting of long or short lengths of straight or twisted thread, cord, or tassel; often grouped or knotted in various designs.
  • Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
  • 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)."
  • tunics - Simple slip-on garments made with or without sleeves and usually knee-length or longer and belted at the waist; especially those worn by men and women of ancient Greece and Rome. Also, garments extending from the neckline to the waist or longer, usually high-necked and worn over other garments.

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