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Ground: fine brown cotton. Design: all-over pattern of diamonds formed by small spiral discs worked with crimson, bluish green, neutral green, brown, and yellow wool. On one end are the remains of a larger pattern and a band worked solidly in crimson.

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

27 x 10 cm (10 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.320

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with embroidery (circles) and supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles