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Warp: brown cotton, cream white cotton, and light neutral brown cotton. Weft: brown cotton, cream white cotton and light neutral brown cotton. Design: rows of conventionalized pelican-like birds, with smaller birds in the spaces between. One part is woven with dark brown and cream white cotton,...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (31.5 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

21.2569

Medium or Technique

Cotton double cloth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles