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Description

Open-work, rectangular textile. Fine white thread has been twisted to create a mesh grid, with patterning appllied by in-filling squares of the mesh across large areas. Patterns include lines, zig-zags, collections of squares, and key patterns. What remains of the edges has been finished.

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Rosita Tovell's father was a collector of Peruvian pre-Columbian ceramics. Rosita moved to Peru in the early 1960s, while her husband served as ambassador to Peru and Bolivia. During this time Rosita began to study and collect pre-Columbian Peruvian ceramics and textiles.

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