18th century or later
Object Place: Peru
222 x 188 cm (87 3/8 x 74 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry with eccetric wefts
Not On View
Cotton warp, wool weft. Red ground with vases of flowers in field, with central unidentified coat of arms around which are four Biblical vignettes, each with inscription: “ISAAC,” “ABEL,” “SANSON,” “TOVIAS.” Four concentric floral bands form border. Wefts missing in many areas, especially along top border.
Collection: family of Sra. Bonasso. Purchased by MFA from Rafael Bonasso, Av. R. Sáenx Peña 540, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 11,1975.
Charles Potter Kling Fund