Object Place: Peru, South Coast
124 x 17.5 cm (48 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery
Not On View
Ground: very brittle cloth. Design: vertical row of winged figures, apparently with heads inverted, and decorated with trophy heads, worked with wool in crewel stitch. The ground is worked solidly in dark blue, the figures in green, yellow, and red. A fringe edges 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