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Warp: dark brown cotton, 7 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: conventionalized animals and birds woven with pink, and neutral yellow wool and a little white cotton, on a yellow wool ground. Across the bottom of the sleeve, a band of interlocking frets woven with yellow, and pink...

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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


Height x width: 7 1/16 x 7 11/16 in. (18 x 19.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts