Arts of the Americas
Cotton, camelid fiber
Middle Horizon Period
39 1/4 x 41 3/8 in. (99.7 x 105.1 cm) (show scale)
Frank L. Babbott Fund
A single tapestry panel with an alternating pattern of human heads wearing tasseled, four-cornered hats, and fanged supernatural beings with a protruding tongues. A hole in the center of this textile was cut at a later date, indicating that it was probably worn as a tunic.
Condition: Fair overall. Side seams have been cut and the textile is open and flat. The overall woven structure remains intact, but there are some small losses in the dark areas.
This item is not on view
Wari. Tapestry Panel, 600-1000. Cotton, camelid fiber, 39 1/4 x 41 3/8 in. (99.7 x 105.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 53.147. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 53.147_PS1.jpg)
overall, 53.147_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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