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Warp: cotton, 10 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: diagonal bands of interlocking fret, with small checks at one end and lozenges at the other woven with pink, blue, yellow, grayish violet, and a little green wool. At either end the cotton warp thread, extending about 8 cms. are twisted into cords.


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 (Central Coast), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 22 1/16 x 13/16 in. (56 x 2 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts