Strap end

Peruvian (Central Coast)
Probably Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 3/4 x 1 15/16 in. (12 x 5 cm)

Accession Number

24.364

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton, running from cotton cloth 12 to cm. (in middle section paired, 6 to cm.). Weft: wool. Design: stepsided chevrons woven with white, yellow, blue, and crimson on a lighter crimson ground. The tapestry is divided into three tabs.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund