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Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: the Dominican coat of arms on oval shield (black and white cross terminating in fleurs-de-lis, the shield "gironny" black and white) guarded by four dogs on a crimson ground powdered with conventionalized birds and flowers, surrounded by two borders. Inner...

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Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross, December 11, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Colonial, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

67 x 45 cm (26 3/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.845

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry, some eccentric wefts, underfloated wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles