Early Intermediate, Phase 2
Object Place: Peru, Paracas, South Coast
83.8 x 253.4 cm (33 x 99 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool plain-weave with stem-stitch embroidery
Not On View
Ground: pinkish red woolen cloth. Design of masked figures at regular intervals, worked with wool in crewel stitch, border across bottom, with similar figures on dark green ground formed by lines of embroidery solidly worked. The colors are black, two shades of yellow, crimson, pink, purple, dark brown, dark green, and greenish blue.
Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1921.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection