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Ground: fine brown cotton. Design: diamond lattice formed by interlocking frets framing pairs of triangles, worked with crimson wool with smaller quantities of yellow, green, blue, and dark neutral wool.

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, Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate, A.D. 500–1476

Object Place

North-Central or Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

29 x 14 cm (11 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.321

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles