Peruvian, Coastal, Trujillo, Chimu
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place: Peru, Probably Central Coast


7 x 5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 102.0 x 89.0 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with supplementary weft

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



Rectangular ornamental pieces of tapestry with arch of woven fringe sewed on the top and three elongated tassels across the bottom of each piece, (some of the tassels missing); crimson wool ground with stylized man woven with blue, green, crimson, pink, yellow, and white wool, recently mounted on sheer loosely woven brown cotton with border on two sides of yellow, pink, neutral violet wool stripes and line of cats woven with neutral violet wool. (Note: applied medallions not original, probably Late Middle Horizon, North Coast)


Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund