Arts of the Americas
Cotton, camelid fiber
Middle Horizon Period
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Gift of Adelaide Goan
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Wari. Tunic, Fragment, 600-1000 C.E. Cotton, camelid fiber, 4 15/16 × 3 1/2 in. (12.5 × 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Adelaide Goan, 67.159.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.67.159.17_view01.jpg)
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Tapestry weave fragment from a tunic with a dark brown diamond inside a stepped Andean cross design in brown, beige, and red.
Condition: fair; edges fraying.
Size: adult. Probable wearer: male. Horizontal cotton warp. Camelid fiber weft. Tapestry weave with interlocked wefts (reversible). Design: quartered stepped diamonds.
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