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Warp: brown cotton, 6 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: diagonal bands of sawtooth and interlocking fish-head motifs, woven with neutral greenish brown, orange, and crimson. Torn and worn.

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: 9 1/16 x 8 1/4 in. (23 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

30.256

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry with eccentric weft outlining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles