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Tapestry fragment

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Warp: cotton, 11 to cm. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: ogee-shaped network, woven with light neutral cotton framing small spots wove with red, green, blue, and neutral pink spots, the alternate rows bear red or yellow crosses.


MFA purchase from G. R. Schmidt, Anglo-South American Trust Co., 49 Broadway, New York, New York, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Wari, Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Probably South Coast, Peru


11 x 12.9 cm (4 5/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry with eccentric wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts