Fragment

Chimu
Late Horizon-early Colonial
A.D. 1476–1600 (?)


Object Place: North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (14 x 52 cm)

Accession Number

51.575

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cotton warp, wool weft. Design of six standing figures with headdresses woven in varying color combinations of yellow, white, brown, red. Probably border of garment (one selvedge, three cut sides).

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection