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Warp: two-ply, cotton, 6 to cm., in one part brown and white twisted together. Weft: wool. Design: five rectangles with colored grounds, bright red, yellow and blue, in each of which is an angular abstracted animal, woven with yellow, green, blue, red, reddish violet, dark brown and cream. ...

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Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Middle Horizon, Nasca-Wari transition, A.D. 500–600

Object Place

South Coast, Peru


13.7 x 95.3 cm (5 3/8 x 37 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts