Border fragment

Wari-related
Late Middle Horizon
A.D. 500–800


Object Place: Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. (7 x 32 cm)

Accession Number

24.304

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton, running in groups of three from cotton cloth, 7 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: row of conventionalized human heads, with elaborate headdress, woven with neutral yellow pink and green, on a brown wool ground. Discolored.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund