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Irregularly shaped fragment of coarse cotton cloth; cream ground with all-over design painted in dark brown, of lozenges enclosing two types of birds and a cat, cat heads and tails on two points of each lozenge.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Probably Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 15 3/4 x 24 13/16 in. (40 x 63 cm)

Accession Number

47.1085

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles