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Warp: white cotton, running from cotton cloth, 5 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: one end, pink stripe on which are three triangles, beyond tapestry is divided in two, one half pink ground, and conventionalized birds woven with yellow wool, on the other half yellow ground and conventionalized birds...

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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 (Central Coast), Probably Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 68 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (175 x 10.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry with eccentric wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts