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Cover

Design of scrolling leaves interspersed with small animals. Center red field; white ground inner border; wider blue ground border with details of seated mermen type figures playing guitars with lions; red ground outer border.

Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, January 23, 1991.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Spanish Colonial, Peruvian, Colonial, 17th century or later

Object Place

Peru

Accession Number

1990.624

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry with eccentric wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles