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Warp: white cotton, running from cotton cloth. 6 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: conventionalized angular human figures woven with blue, yellow, brown green, and neutral violet wool, on a pinkish violet ground. At one end the tapestry is divided in two separate tabs with knotted ends with reddish...

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MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

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

Object Place

Probably North Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 15 3/16 x 1 3/8 in. (38.5 x 3.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts