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Design: Alternate squares of plain red wool on which are smaller brown squares with conventionalized crustaceans (?) and squares with loosely woven red and brown stripes formed by paired warps and the omission of the woolen wefts. Fringes 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: 19 5/16 x 2 3/8 in. (49 x 6 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; double cloth


Textiles and Fashion Arts