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Natural colored feathers applied to foundation fabric of cotton plain weave. Checkerboard design: rows of orange, brown and yellow rectangles; rows of blue and orange rectangles; blue band.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from John Wise, Ltd., Hotel Westbury, 15 East 69th Street, New York, New York, November 9, 1966.

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Peruvian (Nazca), A.D. 400–800

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

103.5 x 80 cm (40 3/4 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.905

Medium or Technique

Cotton and feathers plain weave-ground cloth with sewn rows of cut feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes