Tunic fragment (side border)

Peruvian (Nasca)
Middle Horizon, Phase 1, Nasca 9
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Nasca area, South Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 2 3/16 in. (33 x 5.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.246

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: brown cotton. Design: geometric figures worked with yellow wool outlined with black, and black outlined with blue on a pink wool ground. Above the band is an armhole edged with pink, blue, yellow, and black wool.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes