17th century or later
Object Place: Peru
189.5 x 167.5 cm (74 5/8 x 65 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool interlocked and dovetailed tapestry with eccentric wefts
Not On View
Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: Main field violet, powdered with flowers, animals and birds, including double-headed eagles (Hapsburg). The central panel of blue and red is sewed together through the middle as if the piece had been woven for a poncho. The ground of the main border is red.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross, December 11, 1907.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection