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Warp; cotton. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: interlocking frets and conventional bird-head motives woven in brown, yellow, and crimson wool and white cotton. Above and below are stripes of pale yellow wool and white cotton.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian, Rimac (?), Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/4 x 18 5/16 in. (7 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.163

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool complimentary weft weave with outlining and discontinuous weft substitution

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles