Mantle

Rimac (?)
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Overall: 165.6 x 294.6cm (65 3/16 x 116in.)

Accession Number

30.236

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary warps (side borders); double cloth (center)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Warp: brown and light brown cotton. Weft: brown and light brown cotton. Design: rectangular lattice, bearing small conventionalized birds, each rectangle about 10 cms. square, framing conventionalized double-headed animals with radiating legs. The design is formed by the contrast of brown and light brown cloth. Striped band of brown, dark blue, light blue, and white cotton woven on one edge.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes