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Panel of cotton

Reddish brown cotton plain weave embroidered with red, yellow, black, white wool yarns in five parallel rows of repeating conventionalized figure holding staff. Excellent condition: one narrow end cut.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Peruvian, Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 900–1476

Object Place

North Central Coast, Peru

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts