Fragment

Paracas
Early Intermediate Period, Phase 2
A.D. 100–200


Object Place: Peru, South Coast

Dimensions

6.5 x 13.7 cm (2 9/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.134c

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Polychrome wool embroidered figure elaborate headdress, snake appendages, etc., mounted on new cotton fabric.

Provenance

March 2, 1970, sold by Arts of the Four Quarters, Ltd., New York, to Charlotte Thomson for Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1977, gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA. (Accession Date: April 13, 1977)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Landon T. Clay