Arts of the Americas
Cotton, camelid fiber
Middle Horizon Period
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George C. Brackett Fund
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Wari - derived. Mantle, Fragment, 600-1000. Cotton, camelid fiber, 14 3/16 x 15 3/8 in. (36 x 39.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.552. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.34.552.jpg)
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Mantle fragment with decorative tapestry bands of bird figures, animal figures, and humans - all holding staffs - in pale green, beige, tan, blue, red, brown, and purple/black. There are also double-headed snakes.
Size: adult. Probable wearer: male or undetermined. Vertical cotton warp. Cotton and camelid fiber weft. Tapestry (reversible). Predominantly warp-faced plain weave. Design: Wari derived staff bearing figures (AR).
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