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Warp: wool in colors to form pattern. Weft: dark brown wool covered by warp. Design: plain red stripes edged by fine yellow and blue stripes, alternating with figured stripes, the middle one yellow with reddish violet figures, the outer ones cream white with blue figures (geometric birds and...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Bolivian, Late Horizon or Colonial, A.D. 1476–1820

Object Place

Bolivia (possibly)

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 1/2 x 7 5/16 in. (44.5 x 18.5 cm)

Accession Number

21.2580

Medium or Technique

Wool warp-faced plain weave; complementary warp weave with 3-span floats aligned in alternate parts

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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