Possibly North Central Coast
Late Intermediate Period or Late Horizon
Object Place: Peru, Central Coast
88 x 112 cm (34 5/8 x 44 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool slit tapestry
Not On View
Wool tapestry poncho, strong yellow ground with borders on two long sides, stepped or pyramid medallion in center, at neck slit, and half of stepped or pyramid medallion, on short sides woven in design on conventionalized, interlocked birds closely arranged back to back, in red, light neutral yellow, strong wool fringe on edges of two long sides; stained, some worn places in stained areas.
Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.
William Francis Warden Fund