Late Intermediate Period
Object Place: Peru, Central Coast
19.3 x 88 cm (7 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool slit tapestry
Not On View
Band, with warp parallel to short dimension, one full loom width seamed to part of another. Undyed cotton warp. Weft of natural-color white and brown cotton with a few accents of red wool. Design of birds in step diamond frames, with horizontal stripes above and below, parallel to long edge. Band with fringe, woven separately of blue wool warp (long direction) and brown wool weft and sewn to one of the long edges.
Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, September 23, 1969.
Gift of Landon T. Clay