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Brown cotton cloth, on which rectangular panels filled with rows of small conventionalized birds, woven with yellow, crimson and pink wool, alternate with panels bearing small lozenges which frame double-headed birds interlocking with conventionalized fish motifs, woven in the same colors.

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

Probably Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

54 x 66.7 cm (21 1/4 x 26 1/4 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.240

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles