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Mantle converted into a tunic

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Warp: cotton, 8 to cm. Weft: wool. The ground is yellow wool tapestry, powdered with cross-shaped blocks of green and red tapestry, on which conventionalized birds are brocaded in yellow, white, green, and red wool. On the left edge is a green band, on the right is a band of black and green at a...

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Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Peruvian, Late Horizon, 1476–1534

Object Place

Far South Coast, Peru


76 x 115 cm (29 15/16 x 45 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry with supplementary wefts and outlining


Textiles and Fashion Arts