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Rectangular collar (esclavina). Ground: dark blue wool. Design: narrow band bordering rectangle and two sides of slit for head, worked with wool in crewel stitch, decorated with birds. The ground of the border is deep pink, the other colors are yellow, blue, green, and white. Edged with a short...

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1931, sold by Jules C. Harris, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 16, 1931)

Credit Line

Mary Woodman Fund

Paracas, Early Intermediate, Phases 1-2, 0–A.D. 200

Object Place

South Coast, Peru


Height x width: 21 5/8 x 15 3/8 in. (55 x 39 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts