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Warp: Dark brownish black, neutral yellowish brown, crimson and a little neutral green wool. Weft: dark brown wool covered by warp. Designs: stripes of brownish black alternating with stripes figures with geometric bird heads woven with neutral yellowish brown, crimson, neutral green and black...

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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 South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 15 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (40 x 6 cm)

Accession Number

24.290

Medium or Technique

Wool warp-faced plain weave with 3-color complementary warp weave with outlining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles