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Wool tapestry poncho, strong yellow ground with borders on two long sides, stepped or pyramid medallion in center, at neck slit, and half of stepped or pyramid medallion, on short sides woven in design on conventionalized, interlocked birds closely arranged back to back, in red, light neutral...

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Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Chancay, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

88 x 112 cm (34 5/8 x 44 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1087

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes