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Pair of bands

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Pair of bands decorated with chevrons, detailed with conventionalized birds, alternating with fret or wave motives woven with five or more shades of neutral yellow wool, a smaller quantity of crimson and pink and violet wool, a little dark brown wool, and white cotton; across each end band of...

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Provenance

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 5 7/8 in. (67.5 x 15 cm)

Accession Number

78.74a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles