Fragment

Peruvian
Late Middle Horizon–early Late Intermediate
A.D. 500–1476


Object Place: Peru, North-Central or Central Coast

Dimensions

29 x 14 cm (11 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.321

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: fine brown cotton. Design: diamond lattice formed by interlocking frets framing pairs of triangles, worked with crimson wool with smaller quantities of yellow, green, blue, and dark neutral wool.

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