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Flattened band

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Band of flattened tubular weaving in wool around wool core. Design: conventionalized wave motive woven with red, blue, yellow, and green wool. The pattern is in the warp, which is tied by red wool weft.


Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Peruvian (Nasca), Probably Middle Horizon, Phase 1, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Nasca area, South Coast, Peru


Height x width: 120 11/16 x 11/16 in. (306.5 x 1.7 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool; warp-faced double cloth


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