Headband

Wari-related
Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, South Coast

Dimensions

Height x circumference: 4.8 x 63.7 cm (1 7/8 x 25 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1089

Medium or Technique

Cotton larkshead knotted ground with supplementary cut pile

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Narrow headband with two pairs of points. Polychrome (red, green, yellow, white, purple) stripes alternating with diamonds.

Provenance

1947, sold by Roland Terry, Seattle, WA to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Mrs. Cabot's Special Fund