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Fragment (Peru), 1400–1532

This is a Fragment. It is dated 1400–1532 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is wool and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous weft (slit tapestry). It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.8 x 28.6 cm (6 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

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Fragment (Peru), 1400–1532; wool; H x W: 16.8 x 28.6 cm (6 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt; 1949-118-7

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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