Cover

Peruvian
Colonial
18th century or later


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

222 x 188 cm (87 3/8 x 74 in.)

Accession Number

1975.334

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry with eccetric wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cotton warp, wool weft. Red ground with vases of flowers in field, with central unidentified coat of arms around which are four Biblical vignettes, each with inscription: “ISAAC,” “ABEL,” “SANSON,” “TOVIAS.” Four concentric floral bands form border. Wefts missing in many areas, especially along top border.

Provenance

Collection: family of Sra. Bonasso. Purchased by MFA from Rafael Bonasso, Av. R. Sáenx Peña 540, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 11,1975.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund