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Warp: brown and light brown cotton. Weft: brown and light brown cotton. Design: rectangular lattice, bearing small conventionalized birds, each rectangle about 10 cms. square, framing conventionalized double-headed animals with radiating legs. The design is formed by the contrast of brown and...

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Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Rimac (?), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Overall: 165.6 x 294.6cm (65 3/16 x 116in.)

Accession Number

30.236

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary warps (side borders); double cloth (center)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes