Fragment

Peruvian
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Probably South Coast, Nasca area

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 16 15/16 in. (31.5 x 43 cm)

Accession Number

42.453

Medium or Technique

Cotton dovetailed tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of tapestry, wool wefts, cotton warps, highly conventionalized fish design.

Provenance

Collection Rafael Larco Herrera. Purchased by MFA from Dr. Constantino Malinovsky, 259 West Newton Street, Boston, Massachusetts, October 8, 1942.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund