Fragment

Chimu
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Probably North Coast

Dimensions

97.2 x 32 cm (38 1/4 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.613

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with spaced warps and wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red, olive-green, and gold-colored wools and white cotton create a design of a stylized anthropomorphic being. Very fragmentary, irregular in shape.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Schocken to MFA, May 12, 1965.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Schocken