Pair of border fragments

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


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. (7 x 39 cm)

Accession Number

78.95a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry; complimentary weft weave with outlining and discontinuous weft substitution

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pair of border fragments with symmetrical four-headed buds with lozenge-shaped bodies enclosed in rectangles of various colors, woven with several shades of light neutral yellow, and red tapestry, a looped yellow fringe sewed on.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper