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Design: plain stripes of yellow wool in several shades alternating with stripes of brown cotton decorated with conventionalized animal motives woven with yellow wool, a little red wool, and white cotton. Yellow wool fringe sewed along one edge.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

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

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/16 x 15 3/8 in. (23 x 39 cm)

Accession Number

78.94

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles