Border

Coastal Peru
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

19.3 x 88 cm (7 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.1080

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, September 23, 1969.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay