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Fan, Fragment

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Coastal Wari
MEDIUM Feathers, cotton, bast fibers
  • Place Made: South Coast, Peru
  • DATES 600-1000
    PERIOD Middle Horizon Period
    DIMENSIONS 10 × 7 1/2 × 1/2 in. (25.4 × 19.1 × 1.3 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.47.86
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Kay Hodnett Nunez
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bundle of pink and white feathers joined with woven plant fibers, possibly from a fan. Condition: good. Size: undetermined. Probable wearer: undetermined. Bird's feathers secured by bast fiber braiding and cotton thread to hold braids.
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