Border fragment

Peruvian
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central or North Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (46 x 15.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.76

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: step-sided lozenges each containing a running animal pursuing a bird, a light brown animal (dog?) with pink spots on crimson lozenge alternates with crimson animal with brown spots on yellow lozenge (dark brown outlines). The main ground woven with light brown wool and light brown cotton in interlocking fret pattern. Along one side similar pattern in crimson and pink, outlined with dark brown, outer edge woven in openwork, with yellow and dark brown wool.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper