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Textile Fragment, Undetermined

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Coastal Wari
MEDIUM Wood, feathers, bast/leaf fiber
  • Place Made: South Coast, Peru
  • DATES 600-1000
    PERIOD Middle Horizon Period
    DIMENSIONS 3/4 × 1/2 × 4 in. (1.9 × 1.3 × 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.47.89
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Kay Hodnett Nunez
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Coastal Wari. Textile Fragment, Undetermined, 600-1000. Wood, feathers, bast/leaf fiber, 3/4 × 1/2 × 4 in. (1.9 × 1.3 × 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Kay Hodnett Nunez, 1995.47.89. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1995.47.89.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.1995.47.89.jpg., 2019
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Short, rounded piece of cane with red and blue feathers attached to it. Size: undetermined. Probable wearer: undetermined. Bird's feathers secured by bast fiber braiding to hold the feathers to the wooden stick.
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    Coastal Wari. <em>Textile Fragment, Undetermined</em>, 600-1000. Wood, feathers, bast/leaf fiber, 3/4 × 1/2 × 4 in. (1.9 × 1.3 × 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Kay Hodnett Nunez, 1995.47.89. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1995.47.89.jpg)