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Creator Nationality: South American; Pre-Columbian; Nazca
Creator Dates/Places: South America, Peru South America,Peru
Creator Active Place: South America,Peru
Creator Name-CRT: Nazca Culture
Title: Tunic depicting Felines and Birds
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 200
Creation End Date: 400
Creation Date: 200/400 A.D.
Creation Place: South America,Peru,South Coast
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Needlework
Materials and Techniques: Cotton, plain weave; embellished with feathers knotted and attached with cotton yarns in overcast stitches; some selvage present
Dimensions: 85.2 x 86 cm 33 1/2 x 33 7/8 in
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1955.1789
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
Subject Description: Stylized, simplified design of five birds and three horizontal stripes with step motif; on back, design consists of five birds, two cats, two fish and a wave motif border on top; step motif border on bottom and sides of both front and back; in black, orange, yellow, blue, brown and green; on white ground
AMICA ID: AIC_.1955.1789
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998
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