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Pair of border fragments

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Pair of border fragments with symmetrical four-headed buds with lozenge-shaped bodies enclosed in rectangles of various colors, woven with several shades of light neutral yellow, and red tapestry, a looped yellow fringe sewed on.


Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 2 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. (7 x 39 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry; complimentary weft weave with outlining and discontinuous weft substitution


Textiles and Fashion Arts