Headband fragment

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


Object Place: Peru, South Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (10.5 x 21 cm)

Accession Number

51.578

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cotton warp, wool weft. Design of rectangle containing two squares, each with stylized human figure depicted with squares of brown, white, yellow, blue, red, on a red background.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection