MFA 47.1097, wool poncho, Peru (1476–1534)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 47.1097. 84.5 x 78 cm (33 1/4 x 30 11/16 in.)
Wool interlocked tapestry; cross-knit loop-stitch embroidery (over hem); figure-8-stitch embroidery (over side seams); running-stitch embroidery (above hem)
The wool poncho was 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..