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Textile Fragment

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Huarmey
MEDIUM Cotton and dyed camelid (alpaca?) fiber
DATES ca. 500-750
DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (7 x 24.8 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2003.81.2
CREDIT LINE Gift of Eric Jacobsen
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2003.81.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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Huarmey. <em>Textile Fragment</em>, 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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