Coastal Wari (attrib by Nobuko Kajatani, 1993). <em>Mantle, Fragment</em>, 600-1000 C.E. Cotton, camelid fiber, 6 5/16 x 13 in. (16 x 33 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ernest Erickson, 70.177.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 70.177.11_cropped_bw_IMLS.jpg)

Mantle, Fragment

Artist:Coastal WariWariMiddle Horizon

Medium: Cotton, camelid fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:600-1000 C.E.

Dimensions: 6 5/16 x 13 in. (16 x 33 cm)


Accession Number: 70.177.11

Image: 70.177.11_cropped_bw_IMLS.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Textile fragment, probably from a mantle, with a tapestry-woven band decorated with 4 1/2 multicolored birds in squares surrounded by a red plain-weave ground. The cotton warps are doubled. Condition: fair. Size: adult. Probable wearer: male or undetermined. Field: vertical cotton warp. Cotton weft. Predominantly warp-faced plain weave. Border: cotton warp. Camelid fiber weft-faced plain weave with grouped warps. Reinforced tapestry weave. Camelid fiber edge embellishment may be an ancient repair.

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