Border fragment

Peruvian (Chimu)
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, North Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (26 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.89

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry; fringe

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: interlocking frets divided by step-sides lines woven with cirmson, pink, lavender, neutral yellow and dark brown wool, and white cotton. Narrow band of light neutral cotton separates border from finged edge resembling feather tips, woven with pink, crimson, brown and orange wool and light brown, blue green, and white cotton.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper