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Ground: brownish black cotton. Design: conventionalized human figures with elaborate headdresses (four types of costume) arranged in horizontal rows, with a narrow border along one side and across one end, worked with wool. The ground of the border is worked solidly with neutral orange, the...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (Paracas), Early Intermediate Period, Phase 1, 0–A.D. 100

Object Place

Paracas, South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

60.8 x 286.7 cm (23 15/16 x 112 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2563

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery; fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes