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Ground: brown cotton. Design: a conventionalized fish woven with yellow and a little crimson wool.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 11/16 x 5 1/2 in. (14.5 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

30.243

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles