Headcloth

Chancay
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

81.3 x 114.3 cm (32 x 45 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

60.1134

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered square mesh openwork

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Openwork headcloth with diamond pattern feline-snake motifs.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to MFA, June 6, 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot