Hanging (?)

Peruvian, Coastal, Trujillo, Chimu
Late Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, North-Central Coast

Dimensions

127 x 168 cm (50 x 66 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1092

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave painted

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragmentary panel, made of two widths sewn together. Coarse cotton, painted in yellow, orange, tan and gray-green. Shows three masks with pairs of curved horns. Interspaces filled with stars, crosses and forms resembling conventionalized centipedes. Border showing a repeated steep wave unit. Two heading cords at each end. Most of selvedges preserved.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund