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Headband fragment

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Cotton warp, wool weft. Design of rectangle containing two squares, each with stylized human figure depicted with squares of brown, white, yellow, blue, red, on a red background.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

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

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (10.5 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

51.578

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes