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Fragment of a sleeve (?)

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Fragment of garment, possibly sleeve (one seam ripped to mount). Design: two panels sewed together, in each conventionalized human figures, large ones with small ones at right and left, woven with blue, light brown,


Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, December 1, 1878.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian (Lambayeque), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

North Coast, Peru


34.9 x 28.8 cm (13 3/4 x 11 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts