Mantle border

Chancay
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

15.5 x 39 cm (6 1/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.480

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton plain weave; slit tapestry (border)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Band with row of small stylized birds woven with red, blue, black, white, neutral yellow, and yellowish-green wools on a yellow wool ground, above this small triangles with steps on one side, woven with wool with design of small conventional figures, woven with pink, black, blue, dark violet, white and yellow wool on yellow ground, remains of tapestry woven fringe across bottom; torn.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from A. V. Harringer, 2124 South Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1952.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund