Object Place: Peru, Probably South Coast
84 x 106 cm (33 1/16 x 41 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry
Not On View
Cotton warp, wool weft. Tunic half. Design: eight major motifs (two rows of four) of stylized human skulls in profile with concentric eye motif, teeth and hanging five-tassel ornament (each .35 m x .20 m), in white, browns, pink, red. Background of continous dovetailed design in contrasting yellows and browns.
Purchased by MFA from Edward H. Merrin, Gallery, Inc., 724 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, December 10, 1980.
Charles Potter Kling Fund