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End of a coarse cotton scarf ornamented with tapestry. The design of bands of checks and irregular zig-zag forms is woven with yellow, red, dark brown, and neutral violet wool. The bottom is divided by slits into four broad tabs, with a long irregular fringe of wool loosely attached, much worn.


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, Probably Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 26 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. (67 x 21 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry with eccentric wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts