Paracas. <em>Textile or Mantle Fragment</em>, 200–600. Camelid fiber, 10 7/16 × 12 3/16 in. (26.5 × 31 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.96. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.96_bw_acetate.jpg)

Textile or Mantle Fragment


Medium: Camelid fiber

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 10 7/16 × 12 3/16 in. (26.5 × 31 cm)


Accession Number: 86.224.96

Image: 86.224.96_bw_acetate.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Textile fragment consisting of three embroidered birds with whiskers in blue, yellow, green, red, and beige on an olive green plain weave fabric. Size: undetermined or adult. Probable wearer: undetermined or male. Vertical camelid fiber warp. Camelid fiber weft. Camelid fiber embroidery. Plain weave. Iconography: birds with animal-like heads. (AR)

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