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Warp: cotton, 10 to cm. Weft: wool and silk. Design: part of small bluish gray animal woven with silk, and foliage woven with yellow, green, blue, brown and white silk, and green, violet, crimson and white wool, on a crimson wool ground.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1917.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Colonial, late 17th century (?)

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

19.5 x 20 cm (7 11/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1402

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk interlocked tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles