Complete wool poncho woven in tapestry technique; checkerboard design of black and white squares with deep stepped yoke of dark red; edges finished with embroidery in red, yellow, and black wool.
Purchased by MFA from Mr. Roland Terry, 9800 Bayard Avenue, Seattle, Washington, June 12, 1947.
William Francis Warden Fund
Inca, Peruvian, Late Horizon, 1476–1534
84.5 x 78 cm (33 1/4 x 30 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool interlocked tapestry; cross-knit loop-stitch embroidery (over hem); figure-8-stitch embroidery (over side seams); running-stitch embroidery (above hem)