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Design with two standing figures, each holding arrow and stick (?). Two curvilinear projections from head end with upturned five finger hand (?); similar but larger motif crosses skirt of each figure. Red, blue, yellow wool yarns.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Paracas, Early Intermediate Period, 0–A.D. 50

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

44 x 16.5 cm (17 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.571

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stich embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles