Band

Peruvian (Central Coast)
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 1/16 x 13/16 in. (56 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

24.287

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Warp: cotton, 10 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: diagonal bands of interlocking fret, with small checks at one end and lozenges at the other woven with pink, blue, yellow, grayish violet, and a little green wool. At either end the cotton warp thread, extending about 8 cms. are twisted into cords.

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