Object Place: Peru, Central Coast
Overall: 165.6 x 294.6cm (65 3/16 x 116in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave with supplementary warps (side borders); double cloth (center)
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Warp: brown and light brown cotton. Weft: brown and light brown cotton. Design: rectangular lattice, bearing small conventionalized birds, each rectangle about 10 cms. square, framing conventionalized double-headed animals with radiating legs. The design is formed by the contrast of brown and light brown cloth. Striped band of brown, dark blue, light blue, and white cotton woven on one edge.
Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930
Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes