Pair of bands

Peruvian
Probably Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Nasca area, South Coast

Dimensions

a: 1 x 432 cm (3/8 x 170 1/16 in.) (a and b pictured together)

Accession Number

1981.321a-b

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: geometric motifs alternating with grouped bands. Tapestry weaving with plaited-end finish; brown, ochre, red, green wool wefts on cotton warp.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Merrin of Edward H. Merrin, Gallery, Inc., 724 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, September 16, 1981.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward H. Merrin