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The design is formed by raising alternate paired warps, 8 to cm. to form warp of superimposed tapestry. Weft: (of tapestry), wool. Design: spiral interlocking fret with fish-head motifs forming rectangles woven with neutral pink and yellow wool with some green and blue wool. The white cotton...

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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

Peruvian (Huarmey), Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate, A.D. 500–1476

Object Place

Huarmey, North-Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 x 27 3/4 in. (66 x 70.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.305

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes