Fragment

Wari-related
Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Probably South Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 15 9/16 x 27 3/16 in. (39.5 x 69 cm)

Accession Number

52.479

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with discontinuous warps dovetailed, tie-dyed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Angular stepped sections of tie-dyed wool dyed separately, then joined by sewing and interlacing with a needle, wool dyed red leaving light pattern, green leaving brown pattern, red leaving brown pattern, and black leaving red, and light cream color pattern.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from A. V. Harringer, 2124 South Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1952.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund