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Warp: cotton, 10 to cm. Weft: wool and silk. Design: part of conventionalized flower with foliage woven with crimson, pink, violet, green and white wool, and white, yellow, and pale brown silk.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, Apr. 5, 1917.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Colonial, late 17th century (?)

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

21.5 x 21.5 cm (8 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1401

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk interlocked tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles