Chimu or Chimu-influenced
Object Place: Peru, North-Central Coast
56 x 47 cm (22 1/16 x 18 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool slit tapestry
Not On View
Warp brown cotton, weft wool, design of stylized human and bird figures, woven with several shades of yellow wool, pink, neutral green and white wool on crimson wool ground; badly stained with center almost entirely rotted away; warp fringe across upper end, short looped warp fringe at lower end.
Purchased by MFA from A. V. Harringer, 2124 South Beverly Glen, Los Angeles, California, May 15, 1952.
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund