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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

16.42

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles