Object Place: Peru, Probably South Coast
89 x 107 cm (35 1/16 x 42 1/8 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.
Gift of Vivian Merrin (wife of Edward Merrin, of Edward H. Merrin, Gallery, Inc., 724 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York) to MFA, January 14, 1981.
Gift of Vivian Merrin