Cover

Peruvian, Inca
Colonial
18th century


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

186.7 x 153.6 cm (73 1/2 x 60 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1085

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry

On View

William J. Fitzgerald Gallery (Gallery 135)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Five loom widths of natural and dyed camelid wool. Design of central rectangle with rosettes in lattice pattern, framed by two borders of stylized vines, birds, fruit, etc., each border separated by narrower guard band of undulating fringed vines. In magenta, purple, blue, ochre, tan, red, and orange. New cream cotton backing.

Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, January 25, 1989.

Credit Line

Landon T. Clay