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Cotton warp, wool weft. Red ground with vases of flowers in field, with central unidentified coat of arms around which are four Biblical vignettes, each with inscription: "ISAAC," "ABEL," "SANSON," "TOVIAS." Four concentric floral bands form border. Wefts missing in many areas, especially...

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Provenance

Collection: family of Sra. Bonasso. Purchased by MFA from Rafael Bonasso, Av. R. Sáenx Peña 540, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 11,1975.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Peruvian, Colonial, 18th century or later

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

222 x 188 cm (87 3/8 x 74 in.)

Accession Number

1975.334

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool interlocked tapestry with eccetric wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles