Cover

Peruvian
Colonial
mid-18th century or later


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

Other (Height x width): 243.5 x 209.9 cm (95 7/8 x 82 5/8 in.) (maximum)

Accession Number

04.1619

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry and dovetailed tapestry with eccentric wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: main field, dark blue with baskets of fruit urns of flowers, with oblong panels at both ends in each of which are human beings, or whom four appear to be Europeans in 18th-century costumes with swords. Four conventionalized floral borders surround the field, colors blue, pink, yellow, olive green, and white.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross, December 11, 1907.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection