Loincloth end

Peruvian
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

70 x 126 cm (27 9/16 x 49 5/8 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

1977.129

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Assembled from three sections: 1) white cotton plain weave, 2) pink, red, yellow, black, white wool tapestry woven border of stripes and conventionalized faces with double triangle earrings, 3) red fringe.

Provenance

December 4, 1971, anonymous ("another property") sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 103, to Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1977, gift of Landon T. Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 13, 1977)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Landon T. Clay