Tassel

Peruvian (Chimu)
Late Intermediate
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, North Coast

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 13/16 x 13/16 in. (30 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

78.102

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tiered tassel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Series of tassels forming pile cord Tufts of wool tied by cotton thread, in the following order, brown, blue, yellow, brown orange, brown, crimson, yellow, brown, and blue with crimson tail at end.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper