Rug

Peruvian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

109 x 82 cm (42 15/16 x 32 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .82 x 1.09

Accession Number

21.2577

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cream white wool. Weft: cream white cotton. Knots: “Turkish” (11 to 5 cms). Design: formed by knots of colored wool, cream white, yellow, green, blue, pink, and a little dark brown or black; angular trees, human beings, birds, rosettes, etc. scattered on main field, surrounded by triple border with rosettes, birds, etc.

Provenance

By 1920, Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1835 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA [see note]; 1921, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 1, 1921)

NOTE: First lent by Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1920.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection