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Warp: cotton, 6 to cm. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: very much conventionalized human figure with flaring head-dress woven with brown wool, brown, light brown and blue cotton. Loops of light brown cotton decorate head-dress, and ornaments woven with blue cotton and yellowish brown wool hang at...

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Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Peruvian (Lambayeque), Early Late Intermediate Period, about A.D. 1000

Object Place

Lambayeque, North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 11/16 x 3 15/16 in. (19.5 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

24.278

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes