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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Columbian, late Nasca
Title:Fragment (trapezoidal)
Date Made:ca. 900-1400 CE
Type:Textile
Materials:wool, embroidered
Place Made:South America; Peru
Measurements:mount: 29 5/16 in x 42 1/4 in; 74.5 cm x 107.3 cm; sheet: 21 in x 37 1/2 in; 53.3 cm x 95.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC T.1933.4
Credit Line:Gift of George D. Pratt (Class of 1893)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
The coarse texture suggests that it was not used for clothing, but as a household textile.

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