Belt, Fragment or Tie End from undetermined Textile, Fragment
Arts of the Americas
Cotton, camelid fiber
Middle Horizon Period
George C. Brackett Fund
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.
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. 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)
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