Fragment

Peruvian (Huarmey)
Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate
A.D. 500–1476


Object Place: Peru, Huarmey, North-Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 5/16 x 9 7/16 in. (11 x 24 cm)

Accession Number

24.308

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: light brown cotton. Design: conventionalized human figures in vertical stripe between lines of geometric bird heads. The figures are crimson outlined with dark brown, or dark brown outlined with crimson, the costumes and ornaments are bluish green, blue, neutral yellow and lavender.

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