Border fragment

Peruvian
Early Horizon
700–0 B.C.


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

44.5 x 8.9 cm (17 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2001.196

Medium or Technique

Camelid fibers; double-cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Narrow band of dark brown and gold doublecloth patterned with repeating supernatural felines; side view of the body and frontal view of the head.

Provenance

Collected in Peru by Harvard paleontologist Bernhard Kunnel during the late 1950's; Purchased from Kunnel by Judy and Clifford Frondel; Gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Judith and Clifford Frondel