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Ground: coarse light brown cotton. Design: conventionalized human figures painted in brown and dark brown. Half the light brown cotton ground is stained purplish brown. Across the lower left-hand corner are painted bands of geometric designs.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Chimu, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Overall: 418 x 61 cm (164 9/16 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

30.250

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles