Tunic

Possibly North Central Coast
Late Intermediate Period or Late Horizon
A.D. 1000–1550


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

88 x 112 cm (34 5/8 x 44 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1087

Medium or Technique

Wool slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund