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Warp: dark brown wool, 15-17 to centimeter; Weft: colored wool. Design: jaguar with greenish blue body outlined with neutral pink and ornamented with pink and yellow figures; on a purplish brown ground.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from G. R. Schmidt, Anglo-South American Trust Co., 49 Broadway, New York, New York, November 5, 1936.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Wari-related, Atarco Style, Middle Horizon, about A.D. 700

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

21.2 x 35.4 cm (8 3/8 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.625

Medium or Technique

Wool interlocked tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles