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Design: interlocking frets divided by step-sides lines woven with cirmson, pink, lavender, neutral yellow and dark brown wool, and white cotton. Narrow band of light neutral cotton separates border from finged edge resembling feather tips, woven with pink, crimson, brown and orange wool and...

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Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian (Chimu), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (26 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.89

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry; fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles