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Design: alternate squares of plain blue wool on which are smaller squares with conventionalized frogs, and squares with loosely woven blue and white stripes formed by paired blue warps, four-stranded cotton warps and the omission of the woolen wefts. Fringed at one end.


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


Height x width: 18 11/16 x 2 3/16 in. (47.5 x 5.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; double cloth


Textiles and Fashion Arts