Anacu or Acsu (Woman's Dress)
Arts of the Americas
Camelid fiber and cotton with embroidered edge-stitching: Wool (camelid) weft-faced plain weave with cotton warps with bands of tapestry (single-locking junctures) and embroidered edge-stitching
late 16th century
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Gift of Dr. John H. Finney
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Inca. Anacu or Acsu (Woman's Dress), late 16th century. Camelid fiber and cotton with embroidered edge-stitching: Wool (camelid) weft-faced plain weave with cotton warps with bands of tapestry (single-locking junctures) and embroidered edge-stitching, 56 x 67 1/2 in. (142.2 x 171.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. Finney, 36.760. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.760_SL3.jpg)
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