Requires Photography

Panel of cotton

Peruvian
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 900–1476


Object Place: North Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

37 x 288 cm (14 9/16 x 113 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1977.128

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Reddish brown cotton plain weave embroidered with red, yellow, black, white wool yarns in five parallel rows of repeating conventionalized figure holding staff. Excellent condition: one narrow end cut.

Provenance

1972, Arts of the Four Quarters, Ltd., New York; April 8, 1972, Arts of the Four Quarters sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 137, to Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1977, gift of Landon T. Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 13, 1977)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Landon T. Clay