Border fragment

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


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

34.7 x 52 cm (13 11/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

78.78

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts; complimentary weft patterning with outlining and weft substitution

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: conventionalized figures woven with yellow, light brown, and red wool, and light cotton, above and below bands with conventionalized animals heads woven with the same colors outlined with dark brown wool. Red wool fringe sewed across bottom. Holes.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper