Hanging

Peruvian, Chimu
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, North Coast

Dimensions

Overall: 418 x 61 cm (164 9/16 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

30.250

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, painted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: coarse light brown cotton. Design: conventionalized human figures painted in brown and dark brown. Half the light brown cotton ground is stained purplish brown. Across the lower left-hand corner are painted bands of geometric designs.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes