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Warp: cotton, S-spun. Weft: wool, S-spun. Design of diagonal rows of pink, brown, white and gold squares woven in slit tapestry, highly conventionalized animal figure in each square woven in contrasting gold, brown or blue yarns.

Provenance

Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew to MFA, October 22, 1986.

Credit Line

Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew

Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Probably North-Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

52 x 39 cm (20 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.504

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles