Fragment

Peruvian
Period unknown


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in. (14 x 11 cm)

Accession Number

24.282

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave, figure-8-stitch embroidery over seam

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: light neutral yellow and black wool to form pattern. Weft: dark brown wool covered by warp. Design: stripes of black and yellow wool. Corded ends of warp along one side, sewed together in middle and worked over with pink, neutral yellow and bluish green wool.

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