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Elaborate arrangement of men with feline faces, snake appendages, etc.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from John Wise, Ltd., 15 East 69th Street, New York, New York, March 8, 1967.

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Paracas-Nasca transition, Early Intermediate Period, about A.D. 200

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

69.9 x 113.6 cm (27 1/2 x 44 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.313a-d

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with discontinuous warps and wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles