Object Place: Peru
169 x 160 cm (66 9/16 x 63 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool interlocked and dovetailed tapestry
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Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: concentric bands beginning with the outside, of brownish red, white, deep pink, white and deep pink ornamented with conventionalized floral bird and animal motives in two shades of blue, violet, pink, reddish brown, greenish yellow and olive. In the center is the Hapsburg double headed eagle. Mended in places.
Collection Dikran G. Kelekian, New York. Collection Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge. Collection Mrs. Bayard Thayer, Boston. Gift of Mrs. Bayard Thayer to MFA, May 5, 1910.
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Thayer