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Warp: cotton, 10 or 11 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: crosses and stepped diagonals, etc., woven with dark brown, pink, red, yellow, greenish blue, and cream color.


MFA purchase from G. R. Schmidt, Anglo-South American Trust Co., 49 Broadway, New York, New York, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Peruvian (Nasca), Probably Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Nasca area, South Coast, Peru


Height x width (a): 23 5/8 x 13/16 in. (60 x 2 cm) Height x width (b): 24 7/16 x 13/16 in. (62 x 2 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts