Hanging

Chancay
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

82.5 x 54 cm (32 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.1078

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with applied pigment

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length, full loom width, one end selvedge. Natural cream-color cotton, plain weave, painted in brown with yellow and orange accents. Pattern of diagonal stripes, brown ground and circle designs, alternating with unpainted ground and bird designs. Near the cut end, horizontal stripes with geometric designs. Some torn edges.

Provenance

Gift of Landon T. Clay to MFA, September 23, 1969.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay