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Warp: heavy white twisted cotton, 3 or 4 to cm. Weft: cotton. Design: crude interlocking fret woven with white and several shades of brown cotton, the forms accented by pronounced frets.

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

Peruvian (North-Central Coast), Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate, A.D. 500–1476

Object Place

North-Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 1/4 x 4 5/16 in. (21 x 11 cm)

Accession Number

24.295

Medium or Technique

Cotton slit tapestry, wrapped warps

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles