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Warp: cotton, 9 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: scrolls, flowers, monkeys, birds, and human figures growing from foliage, woven with blue, violet, white, yellowish and pinkish tones on a pink ground.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1922

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Colonial, 16th–18th century

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

a (above): 28 x 196.2 cm (11 x 77 1/4 in.) b (below): 10 x 49.5 cm (3 15/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22.35a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles