Fragment of a tunic
Object Place: Peru, Probably North-Central Coast
Height x width: 10 1/4 x 16 15/16 in. (26 x 43 cm)
Medium or Technique
Cotton slit tapestry
Not On View
Warp: cotton, S-spun. Weft: wool, S-spun. Design of diagonal rows of interlocking brown and cream fret motif separated by stepped pink areas woven in slit tapestry forming tabs or fringe of tunic lower edge. Horizontal rows of pink and red geometric design separated by band of brown and cream interlocking pattern suggesting birds’ heads.
Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew to MFA, October 22, 1986.
Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew