Bag

Peruvian
Probably Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Central or South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in. (18 x 12 cm)

Accession Number

24.317

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: coarse brownish cotton. Design: conventionalized birds, some double headed, and unidentified motifs worked with reddish violet, crimson, yellow, green and blue 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