Loincloth side border

Peruvian (Rimac (?))
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 7/16 x 3 9/16 in. (29 x 9 cm)

Accession Number

78.101

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Design: interlocking birds, divided by saw-tooth lines, woven with pink, pinkish lavender, and several shades of neutral yellow and white wool. At one end, which is rounded, is a conventionalized face woven with neutral yellow, pink, and a little white wool. Yellow fringe along one side and around end.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper