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Tapestry: Cover

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Design: small inner field surrounded by four borders. The ground of the inner field is crimson, covered with a diamond lattice connected by open flowers. The outer border is crimson, with a scalloped edge, the interspaces neutral violet, the grounds of the other borders are blue, crimson and...

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Provenance

Collection Carlos Mexia; Collection John I. Maca; purchased by Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, October 1, 1897.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Colonial, 17th century or later

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

224.3 x 199 cm (88 5/16 x 78 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.283

Medium or Technique

Cotton interlocked and dovetailed tapestry; woven fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles