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Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: main part (much torn) with step-sided stripes woven with yellow, crimson, and dark purple and a little cream white, below this a band with interlocking bird heads separated from it by plain stripes, with a tab fringe at the bottom. The colors are deep pink,...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chancay, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (41 x 55 cm)

Accession Number

21.2567

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit and dovetailed tapestry with eccentric wefts; complimentary weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles