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Bag or pouch made up of three pieces of tapestry. Central panel with vertical warp: cotton, 7 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: rows conventionalized human heads connected by zig-zag lines, woven with pink, yellowish brown, greenish blue, and cream white wool; on a crimson ground. The side panels,...

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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 (Chilca area), Probably Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Chilca area, South-Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 22 7/16 x 10 13/16 in. (57 x 27.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry with supplementary wefts, complementary warp-weave, warp-faced double cloth (strap), tassels suspended on spiral braids


Textiles and Fashion Arts