Arts of the Americas
Cotton, camelid fiber
Gift of Ernest Erickson
Headband with five tapestry-woven figures depicting a two headed feline, snake-like creature on a red ground. The colors of the figures are black, green, blue, white, and beige.
Size: adult. Probable wearer: male or undetermined. Vertical cotton warp. Camelid fiber weft. Core band: cotton warp. Cotton weft. Tapestry weave with slits and dovetailing, non-horizontal wefts. Crossed-loop stitching.
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Coastal Wari (attrib by Nobuko Kajatani, 1993). Headband, 600-1000 C.E. Cotton, camelid fiber, 1 3/4 × 20 1/2 in. (4.4 × 52.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ernest Erickson, 70.177.50. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.70.177.50.jpg)
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