late 16th century or later
Object Place: Peru
Overall: 256.2 x 200.3 cm (100 7/8 x 78 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool interlocked and dovetail tapestry with eccentric welts
Not On View
Warp: cotton. Weft: wool. Design: main field blue covered by crimson lattice with conventional designs in the square reminiscent of early Nazca and Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco) motives; ground of main border dark red, with animals (viscachas?) and birds in conventionalized foliage, inner and outer floral borders, colors blue, red, yellow, green and white.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, February 11, 1904.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection