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Design: band of interlocking saw-tooth fret motives with oval spots suggesting eyes, woven with very dark brown, light brown, yellow, crimson, and lavender wool, and brown white cotton. Above and below narrow stripes of crimson, light brown and yellow wool.

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 (a): 5 1/8 x 24 in. (13 x 61 cm) Height x width (b): 5 1/8 x 23 7/16 in. (13 x 59.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.83a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles