Border

Peruvian, Lambayeque
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Lambayeque, North Coast

Dimensions

75 x 10 cm (29 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.41

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked and slit tapestry; intermittent weft-loop fringe (left side); edge binding

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton, 12 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: seven rectangles forming vertical stripe, with alternating grounds of crimson and neutral yellow. In each rectangle a pair of angularly conventionalized bird-headed figures, between them a staff, above a fish, woven with dark green, brown, lighter brown, neutral yellow, dark bluish green, and cream color.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection