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Ground: light brown cotton cloth. Design: conventionalized human head, and remains of other motifs, worked with wool. The head is dark brown outlined with crimson, the eyes yellow outlined with blue.

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

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

Object Place

Possibly North-Cental Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 15 3/16 in. (18 x 38.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.307

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles