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Wide headband. Polychrome (reds, purple, blue, brown, green, yellows) large diamond motifs and small triangles; narrow red borders, purple outlines.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

Mrs. Cabot's Special Fund

Wari-related, Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Probably South or Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x circumference: 11.6 x 60.3 cm (4 9/16 x 23 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1088

Medium or Technique

Cotton larkshead knotted ground with supplementary cut pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes