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Tapestry fragments

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Warp: cotton, 12 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: ogee-shaped network, woven with green wool framing red and neutral pinkish spots, the alternate rows bearing red or yellow crosses.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

10.9 x 12.1 cm (4 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.702

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry with eccentric wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles