Strap end

Peruvian (Central Coast)
Probably Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 2 15/16 in. (28 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.291

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton running in pairs from cotton cloth. 4 to cm. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: step-sides lozenges, crosses, etc., divided into two long tabs, woven with crimson, neutral yellow, brown, and neutral violet wool and white cotton. Very much worn.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund