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Warp: light brown cotton, 5 to cm. Weft: wool. Design: step-sided crimson lozenges with neutral yellow centers on a lighter yellow ground, the outlines of the lozenges accented by slits. A piece of plain crimson wool, with a little yellow on one end, sewed to one side.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

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

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 5/8 x 5 1/8 in. (32 x 13 cm)

Accession Number

24.299

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles