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HUARI culture

HUARI culture

600 – 1000

attributed to


Artist's cultural association:
HUARI culture
Peru
Textile fragment with an ancestor-being wearing a decorative loincloth and holding a tumi [sacrificial knife] or staff 600-1000 AD Description: Two pieces of fabric sewn together | red with brown and natural | double-faced weave red and brown stripes
Place made: Peru
Materials & Technique: textiles, wool, cotton, natural dyes

Dimensions: 12.5 h x 9.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.397.76