User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of a border (?)

Start collecting

Series of birds set within diamond lattice. Dark brown cotton warp; yellow and red supplementary wefts.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

13.3 x 101.5 cm (5 1/4 x 39 15/16 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

51.2456

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles