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Open-weave white cotton lace over a red cloth background. The lace features rows of large-eyed walking birds with bent legs and large, triangular tails. Between them and above/below each row, threads have been pulled to create transparent patterns.
Textile Fragment, possibly Chancay, 1100-1470 CE, North-Central Coast, Peru. Cotton. The Fred Olsen Collection. 1967-29-281.