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Scarf of coarse loosely woven cotton cloth with warps in twos, threes, and fours; wefts paired and twisted. Tapestry panel at end. Warp: cotton running from cotton cloth, 4 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: diagonal interlocking saw-tooth bands woven with crimson, yellow, grayish lavender, black...

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/8 x 8 11/16 in. (67 x 22 cm)

Accession Number

24.276

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry with eccentric wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes