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Fragment of a hanging (?)

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Cotton warp, wool and cotton wefts. Panel of two arch rows of four dark birds each with a trophy head in its beak, on a beige ground. Thin red border between rows of large birds and across top, bottom, right edges with small birds and fish.

Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, May 8, 1974.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Chimu, Late Intermediate Period or Late Horizon Period, A.D. 1000–1534

Object Place

North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

72 x 138 cm (28 3/8 x 54 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.322

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles