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White cotton warp and weft; red wool supplementary weft. Supplementary weft generates pierced triangles (fish?) on background.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, September 13, 1951.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central or South Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 26 9/16 x 5 1/8 in. (67.5 x 13 cm)

Accession Number

51.2458

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles