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Design: diagonal bands of interlocking birds heads woven alternating with crimson and pink, outlined by dark brown wool, with white cotton eyes, and pale yellow and neutral yellow outlined by dark brown wool, with crimson wool and white cotton eyes, separated by stripes of pale yellow and...

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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

Overall: 33 x 37cm (13 x 14 9/16in.)

Accession Number

78.80

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry; plain weave (attached at top); fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles