Late Intermediate Period
Object Place: Peru, Lambayeque, North Coast
75 x 10 cm (29 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool interlocked and slit tapestry; intermittent weft-loop fringe (left side); edge binding
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Warp: cotton, 12 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: seven rectangles forming vertical stripe, with alternating grounds of crimson and neutral yellow. In each rectangle a pair of angularly conventionalized bird-headed figures, between them a staff, above a fish, woven with dark green, brown, lighter brown, neutral yellow, dark bluish green, and cream color.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection