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Design: worked with wool, interlocking saw-toothed, s-shaped frets decorated with conventionalized animals or human heads along each side small angular pumas each enclosing a smaller puma. The ground of border is pink, the other colors are green, blue and yellow.

Provenance

Gift of Mr.and Mrs. Samuel Cabot to MFA, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Mr.and Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Paracas, Early Horizon-Early Intermediate Period, 100 B.C.–A.D. 100

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

106.5 x 7.9 cm (41 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

31.659

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles