Mantle fragment

Peruvian (Nasca)
Early Intermediate Period, Phases 5–6
A.D. 400–500


Object Place: Peru, Nasca area, South Coast

Dimensions

56.1 x 119.2 cm (22 1/16 x 46 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.262

Medium or Technique

Wool warp-faced plain weave panels

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Design: stripes of red, yellow, and greenish blue separated by black lines, with narrow border sewed on one edge. This border has highly conventionalized animals, possibly llamas, woven with yellow and greenish blue on a red ground. Brittle.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes