Object Place: Peru
648 x 389 cm (255 1/8 x 153 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry
Not On View
Field: nine parallel rows of stylized floral/leaf motifs predominantly in light green, yellow, red, blue, white and outlined in yellow or white in Inca style; on red ground; scattered flowers and birds. Two guard borders of red and white “chain stitch” motif on blue ground; major border of single floral/leaf row as in field.
Purchased by MFA from C. John, Esq., C. John Ltd., 70, South Audley Street,MAyfair, London, England, June 14, 1978.
Charles Potter Kling Fund