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Design: one end tight cotton squares on a pink wool ground with a conventionalized cat motive in each square woven with pink wool, at the other end the pink wool warp has been cut away, the cotton warp woven with cotton weft forms a plain cotton cloth.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian, Early Late Intermediate Period, about A.D. 1000

Object Place

Probably Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. (8.5 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

78.96

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; double cloth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles