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Warp: cotton, paired 6 to cm. Weft: wool, and a little cotton. Design: birds woven with neutral yellow and violet wool, and brown wool and blue cotton, on a ground of crimson wool. Above and below narrower borders with wave pattern woven with pink wool on crimson ground. Tab fringe of yellow...

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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

Chancay, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. (13 x 8.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.302

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles