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Tufts of reddish brown wool on which conventionalized faces are embroidered in chain stitch with reddish brown, light neutral yellow, light neutral green, dark brown wool. The foundation stands out around faces like a fringe.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian (Rimac), Late Intermediate, 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width (a): 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in. (5.5 x 4 cm) Height x width (b): 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.5 x 5 cm) Height x width (c): 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.5 x 5 cm)

Accession Number

78.107a-c

Medium or Technique

Wool cross-knit loop-stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles