Fragment

Peruvian
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 5 1/2 in. (31.5 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

21.2569

Medium or Technique

Cotton double cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection