Fragment

Peruvian
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Probably Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 7 11/16 in. (18 x 19.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.254

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: dark brown cotton, 7 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: conventionalized animals and birds woven with pink, and neutral yellow wool and a little white cotton, on a yellow wool ground. Across the bottom of the sleeve, a band of interlocking frets woven with yellow, and pink wool, and white and light neutral cotton. Edged with a short yellow fringe.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes