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Tapestry: Cover

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Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: concentric bands beginning with the outside, of brownish red, white, deep pink, white and deep pink ornamented with conventionalized floral bird and animal motives in two shades of blue, violet, pink, reddish brown, greenish yellow and olive. In the center is...

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Collection Dikran G. Kelekian, New York. Collection Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge. Collection Mrs. Bayard Thayer, Boston. Gift of Mrs. Bayard Thayer to MFA, May 5, 1910.

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Gift of Mrs. Bayard Thayer

Peruvian, Colonial, 16th–17th century

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169 x 160 cm (66 9/16 x 63 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked and dovetailed tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts