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Appliqué bands for a tunic

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Fragment of decorative band from cotton garment. Warp: cotton, 7-8 to cm. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: band with tab-like design woven with brown and light brown cotton with looped edge, each tab divided by line of blue cotton and black wool.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Peruvian, Early Late Intermediate Period, about 1000

Object Place

Lambayeque, North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width (a): 24 3/16 x 2 3/8 in. (61.5 x 6 cm) Height x width (b): 14 3/16 x 2 3/8 in. (36 x 6 cm)

Accession Number

24.280a-b

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes