Fragment

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


Object Place: Peru, North-Central or Central Coast

Dimensions

27 x 10 cm (10 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.320

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with embroidery (circles) and supplementary wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: fine brown cotton. Design: all-over pattern of diamonds formed by small spiral discs worked with crimson, bluish green, neutral green, brown, and yellow wool. On one end are the remains of a larger pattern and a band worked solidly in crimson.

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