Cloth

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


Object Place: Peru, Probably Central Coast

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

47.1086

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with supplementary weft

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund