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Pre-Columbian Andean Woven and Painted Textile Fragments, 12th–15th Century

Item Details

Provenance:
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).

Item Type Fragments
Maker Unknown
Technique Woven, Painted, Brocade
Manufacturing Process Handmade
Materials Cotton, Wool, Camelid Hair
Date 1000 – 1400 C.E.
Origin South America
Number of Items 4

Condition

- varying degrees of fray to edges of woven textiles; holes and loss to fibers throughout; surface accretion throughout each piece; stains and discoloration.

Dimensions

8.0" W x 8.0" H x 0.1" D

- measures largest fragment.

Item #

ITMGA40530

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