Fragment

Peruvian
Colonial
16th–18th century


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

36 x 17 cm (14 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2568

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Originally used as bag, mounted flat. Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: rabbit and bird, and irregular spots on a pinkish red ground with narrow border with undulating vine on neutral yellow ground above and below. The other colors are dark red, several shades of blue, very dark purple and cream white.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection