Fragment

Chancay
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

39 x 23.2 cm (15 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

69.1079

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton plain weave with supplimentary wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment, one side selvedge present. Brown cotton ground, pink, red, yellow, ochre, and black wool brocading yarns. Brocading wefts turn at edges of the motifs. Design of interlocking step frets on a diagonal. Vertical tear near one edge.

Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, September 23, 1969.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay