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Fish (probably ornament cut from garment or hanging). Warp: light brown cotton, 10 to cm. Weft: cotton. Design: a conventionalized angular fish with greenish yellow, bluish green and three shades of reddish brown. The backbone is woven with cream white, and in the lower part of the fish five...

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Provenance

MFA purchase from G. R. Schmidt, Anglo-South American Trust Co., 49 Broadway, New York, New York, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Rimac, Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

17.7 x 49 cm (6 15/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.710

Medium or Technique

Cotton single interlock, dovetailed, and slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles