Textile fragment

Peruvian (Huarmey)
Middle Horizon, Phase 3, early Late Intermediate
A.D. 700–1200


Object Place: Peru, North Central Coast

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 30 cm (9 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.265

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cotton. Weft: wool, 18-40 per cm. Design: highly conventionalized angular animals and men woven with grayish brown, bluish green, deep red, grayish yellow, cream white, and brownish black on a dark red ground.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1910

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection