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Cotton warp, wool weft. Design with three butterflies (green or red) on a brown background.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, April 10, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Paracas, Early Horizon, Phase 10, 100 B.C.–0

Object Place

South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

41.5 x 16 cm (16 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.572

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with stem-stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles