Flattened band

Peruvian (Nasca)
Probably Middle Horizon, Phase 1
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Nasca area, South Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 120 11/16 x 11/16 in. (306.5 x 1.7 cm)

Accession Number

30.251

Medium or Technique

Wool; warp-faced double cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band of flattened tubular weaving in wool around wool core. Design: conventionalized wave motive woven with red, blue, yellow, and green wool. The pattern is in the warp, which is tied by red wool weft.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes