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Only small fragment remains of object, into which was woven step-sided triangular panel of decoration. Design: diagonal lines of conventionalized birds and fret motives woven with crimson, pink, light neutral yellow, greenish yellow, brown, and very dark brown wool. Edged with band of crimson...

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Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 10 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (27 x 25 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool complimentary weft weave with outlining and discontinuous weft substitution


Textiles and Fashion Arts