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Applique of conventionalized face terminating fragment of band, solidly worked in chain stitch with dark neutral yellow, reddish brown, green, and dark brown wool. Dark neutral yellow fringe edges the radiating headdress.


Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian ((Rimac(?)), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


Height x width: 3 15/16 x 2 9/16 in. (10 x 6.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool cross-knit loop-stitch embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts