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Design of stylized bird, woven with red, cream color, black, green, and yellow wool on blue ground.

Provenance

By 1948: Private collection, Massachusetts. Anonymous gift to MFA, February 12, 1948.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Wari-related, Late Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/8 x 3 15/16 in. (6 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

48.238

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles