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Ceremonial tunic, Peru, Nazca (200-600 AD). Natural undyed feathers applied to balanced plain weave camelid wool, 82 ½” x 50 ¼”. Gail Martin at AOA New York

Natural undyed feathers applied to balanced plain weave camelid wool, 82 ½” x 50 ¼”. Gail Martin at AOA New York

Textile Fragment, Peru, 800 AD by Knoxville Museum of Art on Flickr.

Textile Fragment, Peru, 800 AD at Knoxville Museum of Art

Peru | South coast | Early Intermediate, Nasca | Woven poncho | A.D. 400–800 | 207.0 cm., w. 106.0 cm. (81 1/2 x 41 3/4 in.)

Woven poncho with yellow, green, red, and black geometric design

Tunic Fragment Date: 7th–9th century Geography: Peru Culture: Wari Medium: Camelid hair, cotton Accession Number: 30.16.1

Tunic Fragment Date: century Geography: Peru Culture: Wari Medium: Camelid hair, cotton Accession Number:

Benita Koch-Otte, bauhaus rug. Benita Koch-Otte was a German Bildwirkerin and textile designer who was one of the first students at the Bauhaus and an instructor there. You can see the influence of instructors Paul Klee and Kandinsky in many of her patterns and color palettes, like this one

Benita Koch-Otte, Carpet for a Children's Room, 1923 Weimar Classics Foundation (N

patriciagraceewanika:    Tapestry by MAN RAY is made up of fabric swatches from his father’s tailor shop (Pompidou, 1911).

Man Ray Quilts: "Tapestry" 1911 by Man Ray. This tapestry is made up of fabric swatches from his father's tailor shop.