Textile fragment

Peruvian (North Coast)
1000–1476


Dimensions

H x W: 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (16.5 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

2000.963

Medium or Technique

Cotton and camelid fiber; plain weave, gauze, slit tapestry, and applied tassels

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square fragment with a combination of techniques, including plain weave fuchsia borders surrounding rectangle of gauze weave patterned with tapestry birds in yellow, pink, red, blue and tan, trimmed with applied tassels; below. split tapestry bird patterned with two figures in a boat (lower portion missing).
Condition: good, some wool missing from figural scene.

Provenance

Purchased by donor at antiques fair

Credit Line

Gift of Andrew Spindler-Roesle in memory of Alexander M. Roesle