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Design: chevrons, on a ground of plain yellow wool tapestry, with interlocking bird and animal heads, frets, conventionalized fish, etc., woven with yellow, brown and crimson wool and white cotton. Above and below narrow stripes of crimson and brown wool. (formerly attached to 78.163).

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 15/16 x 26 3/4 in. (7.5 x 68 cm)

Accession Number

78.87

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; complementary weft weave with outlining and weft substitution

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles