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Ornamental braid

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Pale brown bast, with zig-zag, open-work edge and blocks and rosettes of wool, at intervals in brown, dark brown, red, pink, green, and neutral yellow.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA, 1916.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Peruvian, Early Intermediate Period, 0–A.D. 200

Object Place

South Coast (?), Peru

Dimensions

133 x 2.2 cm (52 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.39

Medium or Technique

Wool oblique interlacing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles