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Central part of a sling

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Design: zig-zag geometric figures woven with crimson, black, yellow, and a little white wool. A heavy warp is formed by grouping threads, which are reduced in number and increased in size near ends.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Peruvian, Probably Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

6.5 x 36 cm (2 9/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.247

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles