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Cotton with an irregular diamond lattice filled with small spots, formed by tying sections of the cloth to resist the dye. The dyed ground is a dark neutral, the small rings are in two shades of light neutral.

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (17 x 35 cm)

Accession Number

24.324

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, tie-dyed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles