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Warp: cotton, 8 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: conventionalized birds, woven with yellow wool, with details of pink and blue wool and white cotton, on a lighter yellow ground. The birds in the lower row in front of the tunic are ornamented with smaller birds. Side panels of dark...

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Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

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

Object Place

Probably Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

71 x 146 cm (27 15/16 x 57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.261

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry; remains of plain weave panels

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes