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Two small panels of tapestry connected by striped blue, red, black and yellow fabric, red fringe at one end, a yellow fringe at the other. Warp (of tapestry); brown wool. Weft: wool. Design: at one end conventionalized bird in red, white, dark brown, and yellow, on blue ground, at the other...

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Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian (Nasca), Middle Horizon, A.D. 500–800

Object Place

South Coast, Peru


Height x width: 26 15/16 x 3 3/8 in. (68.5 x 8.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; slit tapestry (tassels)


Textiles and Fashion Arts