Textile Fragment, unascertainable, Border or Poncho, Border, Fragment
Arts of the Americas
Cotton, camelid fiber
Early Intermediate Period, Phase 1A
This item is not on view
George C. Brackett Fund
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Paracas. Textile Fragment, unascertainable, Border or Poncho, Border, Fragment, 0-100 C.E. Cotton, camelid fiber, 15 3/4 x 1 9/16 in. (40 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.562.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 34.562.1_SL1.jpg)
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Size: undetermined or adult; probable wearer: undetermined or male. Vertical cotton warp, cotton weft. Camelid fiber embroidery in pink, blue, yellow, green, white. Plain weave.
The iconography represented is of birds with backward turned heads. Similar fragments can be found in the collections of the Textile Museum (91.127) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (33.149.102).
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