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Cotton cloth with warp and weft threads drawn out leaving small rectangles, which were tied with a resist, the whole then dyed brown, leaving small light discs each with a brown spot in center. The rectangles are whipped round, and warp and weft threads in spaces between bound into groups, with...

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Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

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

Object Place

North or North-Central Coast, Peru


70 x 99.5 cm (27 9/16 x 39 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with spaced warps and welts, tie-dyed; interlocked tapestry with welt loop fringe (sleeves); slit tapestry, plain weave with warp substitution, and complementary warp weave (lower borders)


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