Fragment of a bag (?)

Rimac (?)
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 14 3/8 x 7 11/16 in. (36.5 x 19.5 cm)

Accession Number

42.445

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; 2-color and 3-color complementary warp weave with outlining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of wool and cotton weaving, narrow horizontal stripes of plain color, conventionalized bird and star or flower design; one edge buttonholed.

Provenance

Collection Rafael Larco Herrera. Purchased by MFA from Dr. Constantino Malinovsky, 259 West Newton Street, Boston, Massachusetts, October 8, 1942.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund