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Mantle, Fragment

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Wari - derived
MEDIUM Cotton, camelid fiber
  • Place Made: South Coast, Peru
  • DATES 600-1000
    PERIOD Middle Horizon Period
    DIMENSIONS 14 3/16 x 15 3/8 in. (36 x 39.1 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 34.552
    CREDIT LINE George C. Brackett Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.34.552_view02.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.34.552_view02.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2017
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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    Wari - derived. <em>Mantle, Fragment</em>, 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: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.34.552_view02.jpg)