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Warp: light brown cotton, 10 to cm. Weft: wool and a little cotton. Design: lozenges connected vertically, each bearing a conventionalized bird. The birds are woven with yellow wool in several shades, the lozenge frame is dark yellow, the background of the lozenges yellow and two shades of...

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Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Peruvian, Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 7/16 x 8 7/16 in. (21.5 x 21.5 cm)

Accession Number

30.255

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool; slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles