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Decorative band woven into cotton cloth (with fine cotton warp covering heavier cotton weft). Warp: cotton 7 to cm., formed by several strands bound together by tapestry weft. Weft: wool. Design: three horizontal stripes, the outer ones divided into vertically with geometric pattern woven...

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Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Unknown, Peru

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 36 cm (5 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.40

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool warp-faced plain weave (edges); slit tapestry over bundled warps (center)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles