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Belt, Fragment or Tie End from undetermined Textile, Fragment

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Wari - derived
MEDIUM Cotton, camelid fiber
  • Place Made: South Coast, Peru
  • DATES 600-1000
    PERIOD Middle Horizon Period
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/4 × 5 7/8 in. (18.4 × 15 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 34.556.1
    CREDIT LINE George C. Brackett Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Wari - derived. Belt, Fragment or Tie End from undetermined Textile, Fragment, 600-1000. Cotton, camelid fiber, 7 1/4 × 5 7/8 in. (18.4 × 15 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.556.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.34.556.1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.34.556.1.jpg., 2019
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Textile fragment, trapezoidal in shape and decorated with red diamonds and other geometrical designs on a beige ground. The bottom is decorated with a horizontal tapestry weave band with stepped frets in red, green, brown, yellow, blue, and black. Condition: good. Size: adult or undetermined. Probable wearer: male or undetermined. Vertical cotton warp. Cotton and camelid fiber weft. Field: warp-faced plain weave. End: camelid fiber supplementary weft float pattern (reversible). Border: camelid fiber tapestry with interlock. Embellishment: crossed looping.
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    Wari - derived. <em>Belt, Fragment or Tie End from undetermined Textile, Fragment</em>, 600-1000. Cotton, camelid fiber, 7 1/4 × 5 7/8 in. (18.4 × 15 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.556.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.34.556.1.jpg)