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Warp: white cotton, 12 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: sections of human and animal forms, highly conventionalized and set together to form a mosaic of yellow, brown, pink, deep pink, light and dark blue, green black and white. Along one side there is a band of plain yellow wool, with a small portion...

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MFA purchase from G. R. Schmidt, Anglo-South American Trust Co., 49 Broadway, New York, New York, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Wari, Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

Probably South Coast, Peru


Height x width: 15 15/16 x 19 7/8 in. (40.5 x 50.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts