Panel

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


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

104.5 x 51.5 cm (41 1/8 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

78.71

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Panel and fragment with design of plain stripes of yellow wool, in several shades, alternating with stripes of brown cotton decorated with conventionalized animal motives woven with yellow wool, a little red wool, and white cotton. Border sewed to each end with conventionalized birds on band of brown cotton, yellow wool looped fringe sewed on. Probably from a mantle or other garment

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper