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Narrow headband with two pairs of points. Polychrome (red, green, yellow, white, purple) stripes alternating with diamonds.

Provenance

1947, sold by Roland Terry, Seattle, WA to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Mrs. Cabot's Special Fund

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

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x circumference: 4.8 x 63.7 cm (1 7/8 x 25 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1089

Medium or Technique

Cotton larkshead knotted ground with supplementary cut pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes