A medium-sized carrying cloth (unkuna) with solid colored and geometric patterned stripes. Discontinuous warps, dovetailed at the center, create four quadrants.
Purchased in a textile market in Pisaq, Peru by Benno and Miriam Weisser-Varon, 1960s or 70s; Purchased by Equator Gallery, Boston, March 31, 2002; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003
Gift of Equator Gallery, Boston
Peruvian (Quechua), 19th century
Overall: 72 x 69 cm (28 3/8 x 27 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Camelid fiber warp-faced plain weave, discontinuous warps dovetailed at center, patterned with complementary warps