Object Place: Peru
84.5 x 78 cm (33 1/4 x 30 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool interlocked tapestry; cross-knit loop-stitch embroidery (over hem); figure-8-stitch embroidery (over side seams); running-stitch embroidery (above hem)
Not On View
Complete wool poncho woven in tapestry technique; checkerboard design of black and white squares with deep stepped yoke of dark red; edges finished with embroidery in red, yellow, and black wool.
1941/1942, probably acquired in South America by Roland Terry (b. 1917 - d. 2006), Seattle; 1947, sold by Roland Terry to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1947)
William Francis Warden Fund