Bag

Chancay
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

35.5 x 26 cm (14 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.482

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave double cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Double cloth woven of brown and white cotton, design made up of rectangular areas of all–over patterns including zig-zag, wave, interlocking birds, and animal head designs, birds in lozenge frame, human heads in rows, small animals in diagonal bands.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from A. V. Harringer, 2124 South Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1952.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund