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Warp: cotton. Weft: cotton and wool. Design: conventionalized human figures with large heads. The figures are woven with yellow wool, with accents of red, white, and brown wool, tied at regular intervals by four paired brown cotton warp threads which form cross-shaped points. The...

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Provenance

Gift of Henrietta Page to MFA, 1911

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page

Peruvian (Chimu), Probably Late Horizon, A.D. 1476–1534

Object Place

North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 52 9/16 x 5 5/16 in. (133.5 x 13.5 cm)

Accession Number

11.27

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplimentary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles