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Thin cotton cloth with design painted in dark brownish-red background and light and very dark brown; ground divided into squares by crossing fret bands, squares enclosing a variety of conventionalized human figures wearing elaborate headresses and accompanied by birds, and conventionalized bird...

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Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Probably North-Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

26.9 x 52.5 cm (10 9/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1091

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles