Appliqué bands for a tunic

Peruvian
Early Late Intermediate Period
about 1000


Object Place: Peru, Lambayeque, North Coast

Dimensions

Height x width (a): 24 3/16 x 2 3/8 in. (61.5 x 6 cm) Height x width (b): 14 3/16 x 2 3/8 in. (36 x 6 cm)

Accession Number

24.280a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of decorative band from cotton garment. Warp: cotton, 7-8 to cm. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: band with tab-like design woven with brown and light brown cotton with looped edge, each tab divided by line of blue cotton and black wool.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund