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Warp: cotton. Weft: wool, 18-40 per cm. Design: highly conventionalized angular animals and men woven with grayish brown, bluish green, deep red, grayish yellow, cream white, and brownish black on a dark red ground.


Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1910

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (Huarmey), Middle Horizon, Phase 3, early Late Intermediate, A.D. 700–1200

Object Place

North Central Coast, Peru


Overall: 25 x 30 cm (9 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts