Object Place: Peru, South Coast
240 x 14 cm (94 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery
Not On View
Ground: very brittle cloth. Design: vertical row of owl-like birds worked with wool. The ground is worked solidly in pink, the birds in green, dark blue, and yellow. A fringe edges two ends and one side.
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: October 15, 1931)
Seth K. Sweetser Fund