Band fragment

Peruvian
Middle Horizon, Nasca-Wari transition
A.D. 500–600


Object Place: Peru, South Coast

Dimensions

13.7 x 95.3 cm (5 3/8 x 37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16.42

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection