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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.


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry with eccentric wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts