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Ground: dark green woolen cloth. Design: along lower edge, and right hand end a border with human figures, unfinished, worked with wool, in crewel stitch. The ground of the border worked solidly in golden brown. Similar figures worked in needle coiling decorate tie-tapes, in green, crimson,...

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Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (Paracas), Early Intermediate, Phase 1B (?), A.D. 50–100

Object Place

Paracas, South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Skirt: 50.8 x 289.8 cm (20 x 114 1/8 in.) Ties: 8.8 x 101.5 cm (3 7/16 x 39 15/16 in.); 8.8 x 99 cm (3 7/16 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

16.30

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery; oblique interlacing; cross-knit loop-stitch (ties)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes