Middle Horizon, Nasca-Wari transition
Object Place: Peru, South Coast
13.7 x 95.3 cm (5 3/8 x 37 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool slit tapestry
Not On View
Warp: two-ply, cotton, 6 to cm., in one part brown and white twisted together. Weft: wool. Design: five rectangles with colored grounds, bright red, yellow and blue, in each of which is an angular abstracted animal, woven with yellow, green, blue, red, reddish violet, dark brown and cream. The colors are outlined in dark brown.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection