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Cotton warp, wool weft. Design of six standing figures with headdresses woven in varying color combinations of yellow, white, brown, red. Probably border of garment (one selvedge, three cut sides).

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Chimu, Late Horizon-early Colonial, A.D. 1476–1600 (?)

Object Place

North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (14 x 52 cm)

Accession Number

51.575

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles