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Face: tapestry; cotton warp, 7 to cm; Weft: wool and a little cotton, divided into two areas, yellow wool above, neutral yellow wool below; eyes woven with crimson wool and white and dark brown cotton; mouth crimson wool, and white cotton; nose(?) raised embroidery in neutral yellow wool; hair,...

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Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


25.5 x 15 cm (10 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry (face), plain weave (dress), wrapping over reeds (limbs)


Textiles and Fashion Arts