Fragment

Peruvian (North Central Coast)
Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate
A.D. 500–1200


Object Place: Peru, North-Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (13 x 20 cm)

Accession Number

24.294

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry, wrapped warps

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: heavy white twisted cotton, 5 to cm. Weft: cotton. Design: interlocking diagonal fret woven with neutral blue and brown cotton, the forms accented by pronounced slits.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund