Mantle corner

Peruvian, Chancay Period
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (27 x 25 cm)

Accession Number

78.73

Medium or Technique

Wool complimentary weft weave with outlining and discontinuous weft substitution

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Only small fragment remains of object, into which was woven step-sided triangular panel of decoration. Design: diagonal lines of conventionalized birds and fret motives woven with crimson, pink, light neutral yellow, greenish yellow, brown, and very dark brown wool. Edged with band of crimson wool tapestry.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper