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Mantle Fragment (Peru), 8th–10th century

This is a Mantle fragment. It is dated 8th–10th century and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is cotton warp, camelid fiber wefts and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous weft (tapestry), single interlock. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A Mantle Fragment.

It is credited Museum purchase from Pauline Riggs Noyes Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 59 x 44.5 cm (23 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.)

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Mantle Fragment (Peru), 8th–10th century; cotton warp, camelid fiber wefts; H x W: 59 x 44.5 cm (23 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Pauline Riggs Noyes Fund; 1956-196-1

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