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Fragment of a tunic (?)

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Stripes of warp-faced double cloth and warp faced (rep) weaving. Two warp-interlocked sections. Stripes with alternating color bands and solid stripes. Warp pattern includes stars and geometric shapes. Brown, blue, white, red wool warp and weft.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Late Intermediate Period-Late Horizon, 1300–1534

Object Place

Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 5/8 x 26 9/16 in. (29.5 x 67.5 cm)

Accession Number

51.2457

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave with dovetailed discontinuous warps; complementary warp weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes