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Warp: brown and white cotton. Weft: brown and white cotton. Design: broad stripes bearing rows of small conventionalized birds, the stripes edged by wave pattern. The design is formed by the contrast of brown and white cloth. Made up of stripes sewed together so that the bands of birds are...

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Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


83.8 x 177.2 cm (33 x 69 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton double cloth


Textiles and Fashion Arts