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Tunic, Fragment

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Cotton, camelid fiber
  • Place Made: South Highlands, Peru
  • DATES 600–1000
    PERIOD Middle Horizon Period
    DIMENSIONS 16 15/16 X 7 1/2 in. (43 X 19 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    CREDIT LINE George C. Brackett Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Size: adult. Probable wearer: male. Horizontal cotton warp. Camelid fiber weft. Tapestry weave with interlocking juncture. The design consists of two variants, one section with profile faces and frets, the other with an animal-headed wingless figure carrying 2 staffs.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Wari. Tunic, Fragment, 600–1000. Cotton, camelid fiber, 16 15/16 X 7 1/2 in. (43 X 19 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.550. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 34.550_bw_IMLS.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 34.550_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 7/1/2009
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