Tufts of reddish brown wool on which conventionalized faces are embroidered in chain stitch with reddish brown, light neutral yellow, light neutral green, dark brown wool. The foundation stands out around faces like a fringe.
Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878
Gift of Edward W. Hooper
Peruvian (Rimac), Late Intermediate, 1000–1476
Central Coast, Peru
Height x width (a): 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in. (5.5 x 4 cm) Height x width (b): 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.5 x 5 cm) Height x width (c): 2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.5 x 5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Wool cross-knit loop-stitch embroidery