Tapestry strip

Peruvian
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Lambayaque, North Coast

Dimensions

76 x 23.7 cm (29 15/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.267

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry with underfloated welts

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design: conventionalized men with wide headdresses and large and small birds (sea birds?) woven with crimson, pink, purple, lavendar, blue, two shades of green, brown and cream white, on a crimson ground. Across the bottom are two bands, one with small human figures with staves.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1910

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection