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Two red, blue and pink tapestry woven rectangles within stripes of light, medium and dark brown plain weave (dark stripes have decayed). Tapestry and plain weave on same warp. Combines three techniques 1) tapestry weaving in the patterned rectangles, 2) discontinuous and interlocking weft in the...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, September 13, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Ica, South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 7/8 x 12 in. (53 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

51.2454

Medium or Technique

Wool interlocked tapestry weave with underfloated wefts; plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles