Wari. <em>Tunic, Fragment</em>, 600–1000. Camelid fiber, 21 1/4 × 10 in. (54 × 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.551. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 34.551_acetate_bw.jpg)

Tunic, Fragment


Medium: Camelid fiber

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Dimensions: 21 1/4 × 10 in. (54 × 25.4 cm)


Accession Number: 34.551

Image: 34.551_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Textile fragment from a tunic with tapestry weave pattern of profile heads alternating with stepped-crosses with diamond form in the center. The colors are yellow, pinks, browns, purple, black, and white. Condition: fair; soiled with some losses. Size: adult. Probable wearer: male. Horizontal camelid fiber warp. Camelid fiber weft. Tapestry weave with interlocking. Design: quartered stepped diamonds in check with profile face and step block with 3 animal heads (AR).

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