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Design: diagonal interlocking fret, drawn to suggest birds heads, woven with crimson, pink, neutral yellow and brown wool, outlined with very dark brown wool. Narrow stripes of crimson, yellow and brown wool above and below, looped fringe of yellow wool sewed along one side. Some holes.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian (Rimac (?)), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 3 9/16 x 18 5/16 in. (9 x 46.5 cm)

Accession Number

78.84

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles