Band fragments

Peruvian (Nasca)
Probably Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru, Nasca area, South Coast

Dimensions

Height x width (a): 23 5/8 x 13/16 in. (60 x 2 cm) Height x width (b): 24 7/16 x 13/16 in. (62 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

31.700a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton, 10 or 11 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: crosses and stepped diagonals, etc., woven with dark brown, pink, red, yellow, greenish blue, and cream color.

Provenance

1931, sold by Guillermo R. Schmidt-Pizarro (b. about 1881 - d. about 1960), Anglo-South American Trust Co., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 3, 1931)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund