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Small poncho, ground divided into checkerboard of plain bright yellow rectangles and black rectangles in design of highly conventionalized small-scale bird motifs, alternately bright yellow and bright pinkish-red; borders on two long sides of scrolls (conventionalized birds?) in two shades of...

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

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

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

Object Place

North Coast, Peru


54.5 x 96.5 cm (21 7/16 x 38 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool slit and dovetailed tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts