Object Place: Peru, Central Coast
Height x width: 12 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (31.5 x 14 cm)
Medium or Technique
Cotton double cloth
Not On View
Warp: brown cotton, cream white cotton, and light neutral brown cotton. Weft: brown cotton, cream white cotton and light neutral brown cotton. Design: rows of conventionalized pelican-like birds, with smaller birds in the spaces between. One part is woven with dark brown and cream white cotton, in the other part with the same design, light neutral brown cotton replaces the cream white cotton.
Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921
Denman Waldo Ross Collection