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Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: brown wool, covered by warp. Design: double cloth, small geometric animal, bird, and human figures, on one side cream white on red ground striped with green and violet, on the other side striped figures on white ground. Warp forms braided fringe on...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions

16.5 x 177.5 cm (6 1/2 x 69 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2576

Medium or Technique

Wool double cloth and braided

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes