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Cotton warp, wool weft. Design of single standing figure with headdress (white, yellow, brown) on red background.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Chimu, Late Horizon-early Colonial, A.D. 1476–1600 (?)

Object Place

Originally North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (19 x 7 cm)

Accession Number

51.577

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles