Border fragment

Peruvian
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Probably Central Coast

Dimensions

20.4 x 105.5 cm (8 1/16 x 41 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.260

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of border (two pieces sewed together). Warp: cotton, 7 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: interlocking angular bird’s heads, in tawny yellow, black, and bluish black with pink outlines. Narrow pink, violet and tawny yellow stripes above and below. Yellow tab fringe tipped with dark brown. Brittle and stained.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes