Border fragment

Peruvian, Chancay Period
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

78.82

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: row of conventionalized men woven with crimson, pink, neutral yellow and brown wool with a little brown and whitecotton, on a yellow wool ground, with narrow crimson and yellow stripes above and below. Made up of three pieces sewed together, looped yellow fringe sewed on, condition poor in places.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper