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Warp: cotton, running from cotton cloth 7 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: conventionalized yellow birds on crimson ground. Stepped line joining tapestry to cotton.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

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

Object Place

Probably Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 11/16 x 3 9/16 in. (17 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

24.298

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles