Fragment

Peruvian
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Probably Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 13 9/16 in. (19 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.258

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: light brown cotton, 7 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: step-sided diamonds woven with crimson, and neutral yellow wool, and white cotton, on a yellow wool ground. Yellow wool fringe sewed on ground. (Note: fringe band may not be original.)

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes