Fragment

Peruvian, Coastal, Trujillo, Chimu
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Probably North-Central Coast

Dimensions

26.9 x 52.5 cm (10 9/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1091

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, painted

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Thin cotton cloth with design painted in dark brownish-red background and light and very dark brown; ground divided into squares by crossing fret bands, squares enclosing a variety of conventionalized human figures wearing elaborate headresses and accompanied by birds, and conventionalized bird forms.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund