Peruvian (provincial Inca)
Probably Late Horizon
Object Place: Peru, South Coast
219 x 207.5 cm (86 1/4 x 81 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Camelid interlocked tapestry; complementary weft weave with outlining and weft substitution
Not On View
Camelid warp, polychrome camelidl weft. Geometric design of stars in squares. Bands of stylized feline motifs. Bright red, green, blue, yellow and white. Pattern reverses so that when worn folded, the pattern has proper orientation. Very short warp fringe on ends. Good condition although worn more on one side that the other.
Gift of the Class of the Museum to MFA, December 12, 1962.
Gift of the Class of the Museum