Loincloth end panel

Peruvian, Chancay Period
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place: Peru, Central Coast


61 x 66 cm (24 x 26 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry with some underfloated wefts, looped fringe

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Made in three sections: white cotton scarf; wool tapestry border depicting birds, birds eating fish, strripes; yellow frings. Colors are yellow, brown, red, white, pink, red.


December 4, 1971, anonymous ("various owners") sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 101, to Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1977, gift of Landon T. Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 13, 1977)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Landon T. Clay