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Cotton and dyed camelid (alpaca?) fiber
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Gift of Eric Jacobsen
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Huarmey. Textile Fragment, ca. 500-750. Cotton and dyed camelid (alpaca?) fiber, 2 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (7 x 24.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Eric Jacobsen, 2003.81.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2003.81.2.jpg)
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Probably the sleeve of a tunic, this fragment depicts two supernatural beings and combines slit tapestry and openwork weaving techniques.
Condition: good, some losses of weft fibers on woven designs.
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