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Warp: cotton, running from cotton cloth 12 to cm. (in middle section paired, 6 to cm.). Weft: wool. Design: stepsided chevrons woven with white, yellow, blue, and crimson on a lighter crimson ground. The tapestry is divided into three tabs.


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


Height x width: 4 3/4 x 1 15/16 in. (12 x 5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave, slit tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts