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 strip

Start collecting

Design of mother and child figures.

Provenance

Gift of Gertrude Townsend to MFA, 1941

Credit Line

Gift by Miss Gertrude Townsend

Peruvian (Lambayeque), Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Lambayeque, North Coast, Peru

Dimensions

5.8 x 5.4 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.719

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton slit tapestry with eccentric wefts; supplemental wefts (belt)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles