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Warp: light brown cotton, 7 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: step-sided diamonds woven with crimson, and neutral yellow wool, and white cotton, on a yellow wool ground. Yellow wool fringe sewed on ground. (Note: fringe band may not be original.)

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

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 13 9/16 in. (19 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.258

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles