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Warp: light brown, and white cotton. Weft: light brown, and white cotton. Design: formed by contrast of brown and white cloth, highly conventionalized cat-like motifs enclosed in rectangles. Loosely woven cloth, in very poor condition.

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, Early Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1000–1200

Object Place

Probably Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. (31.5 x 23.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.319

Medium or Technique

Cotton double cloth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles