Poncho, Neck Opening Decoration, Fragment or Textile Fragment, undetermined, Border
Arts of the Americas
Early Intermediate Period
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George C. Brackett Fund
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Paracas. Poncho, Neck Opening Decoration, Fragment or Textile Fragment, undetermined, Border, 0-200 C.E. Camelid fiber, 14 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (37 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.562.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 34.562.2_front_PS5.jpg)
front, 34.562.2_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Textile fragment with four pairs of double-headed snakes twisted around each other in red, yellow, black and brown on a green ground.
Size: undetermined or adult. Probable wearer: undetermined or male. Vertical camelid fiber warp. Camelid fiber weft. Camelid fiber embroidery. Plain weave. Iconography: pairs of double-headed snakes twisted around each other. The iconography matches another textile in the collection (86.224.98), although the fragments are not from the same original textile.
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