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Ground: deep violet woolen cloth. Design: oblong rectangles containing composite figures, arranged checker board fashion, worked almost solidly in crewel stitch with wool. The ground of the embroidered rectangles is golden brown, the figures reddish violet, pink, green, dark blue, light blue,...

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Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (Paracas), Early Intermediate Period, Phase 2, A.D. 100–200

Object Place

Paracas, South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

111.7 x 274 cm (44 x 107 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.33

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery; fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes