Object Place: Peru, South Coast
124 x 17.5 cm (48 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery
Not On View
Ground: very brittle cloth. Design: vertical row of winged figures, apparently with heads inverted, and decorated with trophy heads, worked with wool in crewel stitch. The ground is worked solidly in dark blue, the figures in green, yellow, and red. A fringe edges one side.
MFA purchase from G. R. Schmidt, Anglo-South American Trust Co., 49 Broadway, New York, New York, October 15, 1931
Seth K. Sweetser Fund