Border fragment - loin cloth

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


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 9/16 x 18 5/16 in. (34.5 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.81

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: diagonal stripes with saw-tooth edge woven with several shades of neutral yellow wool, and crimson wool, alternate stripes ornamented with small conventionalized deer, and birds. Horizontal stripes above and below with small flying birds, looped fringe of yellow wool sewed across bottom.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper