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Brown woolen cloth covered with stem and darning stitches worked with red, green, yellow, brown and bluish-black wool yarns. Shows two stylized human figures, one above the other, each holding a head in one hand. Smaller figures appear at the side of the field and also in a narrow border...

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nasli Heeramaneck to MFA, January 11, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nasli Heeramaneck

Peruvian (Paracas), Early Horizon-Early Intermediate Period, 100 B.C.–A.D. 100

Object Place

South Coast, Peru


27.5 x 23 cm (10 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts