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Cap (Peru)

This is a Cap. It is dated 800–1100 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is wool and its technique is tapestry woven, single interlock; outside fabric: tapestry: interlocked; inside fabric: single-weft double cloth (warp-faced plain weave). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Clara Waldeck. It is credited Gift of Clara Waldeck.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10.5 x 48 cm (4 1/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Cap (Peru); Previously owned by Charles Iklé ; wool; H x W: 10.5 x 48 cm (4 1/8 x 18 7/8 in.); Gift of Clara Waldeck; 1969-170-4

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