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.

Sleeved tunic

Start collecting

Body of shirt light cotton, with brown stains, ornamental borders of brocade across bottom, and ends of sleeves woven with crimson, neutral yellow, lighter yellow, and dark brown wool, in a design of conventionalized birds and fish. Looped fringed of yellow wool sewed on.


Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper

Peruvian (Rimac (?)), Late Intermediate Period, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru


38.2 x 134 cm (15 1/16 x 52 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; complimentary weft weave with outlining and weft substitution (border)


Textiles and Fashion Arts