Paracas. <em>Poncho, Neck Opening Decoration, Fragment or Textile Fragment, undetermined, Border</em>, 0-200 C.E. Camelid fiber, 14 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (37 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.562.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 34.562.2_front_PS5.jpg)

Poncho, Neck Opening Decoration, Fragment or Textile Fragment, undetermined, Border

Artist:ParacasNazca

Medium: Camelid fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:0-200 C.E.

Dimensions: 14 9/16 x 2 3/8 in. (37 x 6 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 34.562.2

Image: 34.562.2_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Textile fragment with four pairs of double-headed snakes twisted around each other in red, yellow, black and brown on a green ground. Size: undetermined or adult. Probable wearer: undetermined or male. Vertical camelid fiber warp. Camelid fiber weft. Camelid fiber embroidery. Plain weave. Iconography: pairs of double-headed snakes twisted around each other. The iconography matches another textile in the collection (86.224.98), although the fragments are not from the same original textile.

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