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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.284

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes