Border fragment

Peruvian (Rimac (?))
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 15/16 x 26 3/4 in. (7.5 x 68 cm)

Accession Number

78.87

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; complementary weft weave with outlining and weft substitution

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: chevrons, on a ground of plain yellow wool tapestry, with interlocking bird and animal heads, frets, conventionalized fish, etc., woven with yellow, brown and crimson wool and white cotton. Above and below narrow stripes of crimson and brown wool. (formerly attached to 78.163).

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper