Chair seat or cushion cover
Object Place: Peru
67 x 45 cm (26 3/8 x 17 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry, some eccentric wefts, underfloated wefts
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Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: the Dominican coat of arms on oval shield (black and white cross terminating in fleurs-de-lis, the shield “gironny” black and white) guarded by four dogs on a crimson ground powdered with conventionalized birds and flowers, surrounded by two borders. Inner border green decorated flowers, outer border crimson with small conventionalized plants under arches.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross, December 11, 1907.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection