Tiwanaku. <em>Textile Fragment with Birthing Llamas</em>, 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)

Textile Fragment with Birthing Llamas


Medium: Cotton, camelid fiber

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 10 13/16 x 18 1/2 in. (27.5 x 47 cm)


Accession Number: 46.46.2

Image: CUR.46.46.2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum