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Tapestry-woven cover with design of Chinese-influenced motifs: large fantastic birds, animals, and flowers, woven with yellow, green, blue, violet, white and pink wool, with a little silk, on a crimson wool ground. Three borders with designs similar to main field.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1911.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Colonial period, late 17th to early 18th century

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Overall: 238.3 x 207.3 cm (93 13/16 x 81 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1264

Medium or Technique

Wool, silk, cotton, and linen interlocked and dovetailed tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles