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Fragment of cloth decorated with bands of tapestry. Light brown cotton cloth. Tapestry border across bottom with warp, 8 to cm., formed by paired warps running from cotton cloth. Design: along bottom, conventionalized birds woven with dark brown and pink wool, on a yellow ground. Fringe of long...

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MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Chancay, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 16 1/8 x 7 11/16 in. (41 x 19.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry weave (borders)


Textiles and Fashion Arts