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Pile: dark brown reddish brown and yellow wool. Ground fabric, which appears to be knitted: heavy brown cotton. Design: geometric figures in brown and yellow.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (Wari-related), Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

7 x 5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.128

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool larkshead knotted ground with supplimentary pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes