Foundation: black cotton tubular braiding. Design worked in wool, human figure with helmet, weapons, and long tunic, worked in light and dark blue, crimson, pink and brown on a golden brown ground. Remains of four smaller braided tubes on one of which is a needle-coiled ornament.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Peruvian (Paracas or Early Nazca), Early Intermediate Period, A.D. 0–200