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Warp: cotton running in pairs from cotton cloth. 4 to cm. Weft: wool and cotton. Design: step-sides lozenges, crosses, etc., divided into two long tabs, woven with crimson, neutral yellow, brown, and neutral violet wool and white cotton. Very much worn.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Mr. Walter Wyman, 44 West 44th Street, New York, New York, June 5, 1924

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Peruvian (Central Coast), Probably Late Intermediate, A.D. 1000–1476

Object Place

Central Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 2 15/16 in. (28 x 7.5 cm)

Accession Number

24.291

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles