Border fragment

Peruvian, Chancay Period
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 40 cm (13 3/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

78.77

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry; fringe

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: broad band of diagonal stripes with conventionalized birds and fish, and interlocking fret motives, woven with crimson, pink, cream, light brown, and dark brown wool, and brown cotton. Above and below horizontal stripes with interlocking conventionalized birds and a long frieze of light brown sewed on bottom.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper