Object Place: Peru, Probably Central Coast
71 x 146 cm (27 15/16 x 57 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool tapestry; remains of plain weave panels
Not On View
Warp: cotton, 8 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: conventionalized birds, woven with yellow wool, with details of pink and blue wool and white cotton, on a lighter yellow ground. The birds in the lower row in front of the tunic are ornamented with smaller birds. Side panels of dark brown cotton cloth have been cut away on each side. Yellow wool fringe along bottom.
Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930
Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes