Corner fragment

Probably Peruvian
Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Probably North Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 11 13/16 in. (14 x 30 cm)

Accession Number

24.296

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton, running in groups of three from cotton cloth, 9 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: conventionalized bird and animal forms, four heads forming cross, etc. woven with neutral greens, yellows, and browns on a reddish brown ground. Tassel and cord on corner.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund