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Warp: cotton, running in pairs from cloth. 4 of 5 cm. Weft: cotton with a little wool. Design: parallel bands with irregular zig-zags woven with cream, pale brown, and bluish green cotton with lines of black and pink wool.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in. (13 x 10 cm)

Accession Number

24.288

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles