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

Object Place

Chilca area, South-Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.285

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

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