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Warp: cotton, 10 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: diagonal bands of interlocking fret, with small checks at one end and lozenges at the other woven with pink, blue, yellow, grayish violet, and a little green wool. At either end the cotton warp thread, extending about 8 cms. are twisted into cords.

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 (Central Coast), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 1/16 x 13/16 in. (56 x 2 cm)

Accession Number

24.287

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes