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Wool and cotton warp and weft. Top third: tapestry woven bag with crosses and butterflies on one side, geometric designs on other. Middle third: warp-pattern double cloth with llama pattern; yellow, red, light and dark green warp yarns cross weft yarns (one, two, or three at most) as required...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, September 13, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Provincial Incan, Probably Late Horizon or Early Colonial, Probably A.D. 1400–1600

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

51 x 18 cm (20 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2452

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton looping; netting; plain weave; interlocked tapestry; knotting; complementary warp weave; plied fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes