Fragments of a hanging

Paracas-Nasca transition
Early Intermediate Period
about A.D. 200


Object Place: Peru, South Coast

Dimensions

69.9 x 113.6 cm (27 1/2 x 44 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.313a-d

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with discontinuous warps and wefts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Elaborate arrangement of men with feline faces, snake appendages, etc.

Provenance

1967, sold by John Wise, Ltd., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1967)

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund