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Mantle fragment

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Design: stripes of red, yellow, and greenish blue separated by black lines, with narrow border sewed on one edge. This border has highly conventionalized animals, possibly llamas, woven with yellow and greenish blue on a red ground. Brittle.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Peruvian (Nasca), Early Intermediate Period, Phases 5–6, A.D. 400–500

Object Place

Nasca area, South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

56.1 x 119.2 cm (22 1/16 x 46 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.262

Medium or Technique

Wool warp-faced plain weave panels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes