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Ground: white cotton. Design: a conventionalized puma, framed on three sides by conventionalized animals, on the fourth there is apparently a small man. The puma is crimson, spotted with blue and neutral yellow crosses, rectangles, and lozenges, the rest of the design worked the same colors...

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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 (North-Central Coast), Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate, A.D. 500–1476

Object Place

North-Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (15.5 x 15.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.306

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles