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Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: dark brown wool, covered by warp. Design: double cloth, diamonds, oblongs, geometric bird animal and plant forms, on one side cream white figures on striped red, blue, and black ground, on the other side striped figures on white ground. Warp forms...

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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

12.5 x 158 cm (4 15/16 x 62 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2575

Medium or Technique

Wool figured weave with braids

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes