Cover

Peruvian
Colonial period
late 17th to early 18th century


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

Overall: 238.3 x 207.3 cm (93 13/16 x 81 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1264

Medium or Technique

Wool, silk, cotton, and linen interlocked and dovetailed tapestry

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tapestry-woven cover with design of Chinese-influenced motifs: large fantastic birds, animals, and flowers, woven with yellow, green, blue, violet, white and pink wool, with a little silk, on a crimson wool ground. Three borders with designs similar to main field.

Provenance

1911, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 6, 1911)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection