Border fragment

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


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height: 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.85

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: row of small conventionalized crested birds woven with two shades of pink, yellow, neutral yellow and dark brown wool, and dark brown cotton, on a yellow wool ground, narrow stripes of pink, yellow, and darker yellow above and below. Pieced in poor condition.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper