Border fragment

Wari-related
Late Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Nasca area, South Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 5/16 x 10 1/4 in. (16 x 26 cm)

Accession Number

52.486

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; complementary weft weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Crimson wool warp ribbed cloth, each rib formed by two brown cotton threads covered by red wool, design brocaded with crimson wool, two shades of blue wool, two shades brown wool and cream white wool, band of rectangles with small stylized human figures.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from A. V. Harringer, 2124 South Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1952.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund