Skirt

Paracas
Early Intermediate, Phase 1
A.D. 0–100


Object Place: Peru, South Coast

Dimensions

41 x 279 cm (16 1/8 x 109 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.502

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: brilliant red woolen cloth. Design: rows of shaman figures with heads thrown back worked solidly with wool. The colors are yellowish green, dark and light blue, yellow, orange, and pink. Along one side and across one end is a border with similar figures, the ground worked solidly in green.

Provenance

1931, sold by Jules C. Harris, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 16, 1931)

Credit Line

William Alfred Paine Fund