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Cameloid wool, two joined tapestry woven pieces, 1824 evenly spaced geometric motifs called t'ocapu.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Martin and Ullman Artweave Textile Gallery, 310 Riverside Drive, New York, New York,

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

Peruvian, Late Inca to early colonial period, about A.D. 1550

Object Place

Neo-Inca, Peru

Dimensions

119 x 171 cm (46 7/8 x 67 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.325

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry with overstitched edging

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes