Peruvian, Coastal, Trujillo, Chimu
Late Middle Horizon
Object Place: Peru, North-Central Coast
127 x 168 cm (50 x 66 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave painted
Not On View
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.
Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.
William Francis Warden Fund