Band fragment

Peruvian, Coastal, Nazca
Late Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Central or North Cental Coast

Dimensions

32 x 15 cm (12 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1090

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark red ground with design of highly conventionalized animal forms, possibly serpents, and geometric forms, especially concentric lozenges, arranged in horizontal bands and woven with light yellow, pink, dark brownish-red, green-blue, light neutral brown, very dark brown, ivory, pinkish-purple, green.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund