Object Place: Peru, Central Coast
93 x 120 cm (36 5/8 x 47 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain weave, slit tapestry (border)
Not On View
Triangular garment or accessory of tightly spun but loosely woven rust-brown cotton yarns. Along two short sides are tapestry-woven borders showing geometric human (?) figures in shades of yellow, rose and black on dark pink ground, bordered by narrow strips showing wave-meander in rose and dark pink. Large slits and loose, weft-bound warps used decoratively for ajouré effect. (Note: may be a composite.)
Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.
William Francis Warden Fund