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Red ground with yellow latticework in field and three medallions. The center medallion contains a basket of fruit, the others contain urns; all three surrounded by birds, lions and wreath. Border of stylized scrolling vines with birds and rodent-like creatures.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from John Wise, Ltd., 15 East 69th Street, New York, New York, November 10, 1971.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Rug

Peruvian, Colonial, 17th century or later

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

424 x 715 cm (166 15/16 x 281 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1970.502

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry with eccentric wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles