Fragment

Possibly Peruvian
Early Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1200


Object Place: Peru, Possibly North-Cental Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/16 x 15 3/16 in. (18 x 38.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.307

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: light brown cotton cloth. Design: conventionalized human head, and remains of other motifs, worked with wool. The head is dark brown outlined with crimson, the eyes yellow outlined with blue.

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