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Tassels

A work made of wool; (strap), tubular plain weave, patterned in five-color, three-span floats, warp substitution; oblique twill interlacing with paired elements; "cross-knit" looping; plain oblique interlacing with four elements; strips of tubular plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave with warp substitution; strips of plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave; oblique twill interlacing with three elements.
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  • A work made of wool; (strap), tubular plain weave, patterned in five-color, three-span floats, warp substitution; oblique twill interlacing with paired elements; "cross-knit" looping; plain oblique interlacing with four elements; strips of tubular plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave with warp substitution; strips of plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave; oblique twill interlacing with three elements.

Date:

A.D. 500/900

Artist:

Nazca
Peru, south coast, Probably Nazca Valley

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Nazca

Title

Tassels

Place

Peru (Object made in)

Date

Made 500 CE–900 CE

Medium

Wool; (strap), tubular plain weave, patterned in five-color, three-span floats, warp substitution; oblique twill interlacing with paired elements; "cross-knit" looping; plain oblique interlacing with four elements; strips of tubular plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave with warp substitution; strips of plain weave double cloth and five-color complementary warp weave; oblique twill interlacing with three elements

Dimensions

33.7 × 20.3 cm (13 1/4 × 8 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1955.1791a

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