Loincloth end panel

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


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

61 x 66 cm (24 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

1977.130

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

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