Arts of the Americas
Late Intermediate Period
Museum Collection Fund
Head cloth of brown gauze weave with interlocking birds and human figures.
Condition: good; some losses.
Size: adult. Probable wearer: female or undetermined. Vertical cotton warp. Cotton weft. Cotton embroidery. Knotting (NK). Woven square mesh, embroidered (AR).
This item is not on view
Chancay. Headcloth, 1000-1532. Cotton, 34 3/4 x 30 in. (88.3 x 76.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 29.1312.26. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.29.1312.26.jpg)
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