Central part of a sling

Peruvian
Probably Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, South Coast

Dimensions

6.5 x 36 cm (2 9/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.247

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: zig-zag geometric figures woven with crimson, black, yellow, and a little white wool. A heavy warp is formed by grouping threads, which are reduced in number and increased in size near ends.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes