Textile Fragment with Birthing Llamas
Arts of the Americas
Cotton, camelid fiber
Middle Horizon Period
10 13/16 x 18 1/2 in. (27.5 x 47 cm) (show scale)
A. Augustus Healy Fund and Carll H. de Silver Fund
Fragment of a tapestry-woven textile depicting birthing llamas surrounded by baby llamas.
Size: undetermined. Probable wearer: undetermined. Vertical cotton warp, camelid fiber weft. Tapestry weave with interlocked discontinuous weft (reversible). Stable condition overall.
This item is not on view
Tiwanaku. Textile Fragment with Birthing Llamas, 600-1000. Cotton, camelid fiber, 10 13/16 x 18 1/2 in. (27.5 x 47 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund and Carll H. de Silver Fund, 46.46.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.46.46.2.jpg)
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