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Unku (tunic)

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Artist Unknown (Wari (Huari))

Date

600-1200

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Unku (tunic), Artist Unknown (Wari (Huari))
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton, camelid fiber
Size: 40 3/4 x 38 3/16 in. (103.51 x 97 cm)
Creation Place: South America, Peru, Central Andes region
Culture: Wari (Huari), South America, Peru, Central Andes region
Style: 7th-13th century
Physical Description: interlocked tapestry, made in two pieces but woven perpendicular to way it would be worn, seamed down the middle; predominate colors ochre, tan pink, dark brown; one blue area, two red areas; repeated 'puma' motif
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of George Rickey
Accession Number: 97.169.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009