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Warp: light brown cotton, 9 to cm. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: rows of conventionalized fish woven with light brown, and pinkish brown wool and white cotton, on a neutral brown ground. Conventionalized birds woven with the same colors, appear on the curved border on each side.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Rimac (?), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 16 9/16 in. (28 x 42 cm)

Accession Number

30.257

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes