Wari. <em>Tunic</em>, 650–1000. Cotton, camelid fiber, 40 3/16 x 43 11/16 in. (102 x 111 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 41.229. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 41.229_PS9.jpg)



Medium: Cotton, camelid fiber

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Dimensions: 40 3/16 x 43 11/16 in. (102 x 111 cm)


Accession Number: 41.229

Image: 41.229_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tapestry weave tunic of a light golden brown with four vertical panels featuring a profile face and stepped-fret (face-fret) motif. The colors are golden brown, red, turquoise blue, brown and white. The warp threads are cotton and the weft threads are camelid fiber. Condition: Poor; the textile is brittle and torn in many places. The interior is lined with cotton fabric and the exterior is covered with a yellow ochre-colored net.

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