Mantle fragment - ROM2011_12264_2


Mantle fragment

Maker: Wari (Huari) culture
Medium:Interlocked tapestry-woven panel of camelid fibre
Geography: Andes, Peru
Date: 650-900
Period: Early Intermediate Period, Pre-Columbian Andean
109 x 77 cm
Object number: 931.11.1
Not on view
DescriptionThis Pre-Columbian mantle fragment is made of cotton and camelid fibre in interlocked tapestry weave. The design consists of yellow octagons on a crimson ground, bordered on two sides with small masks in red and yellow, with triangles and stepped frets in blue, yellow, rose, red and gold on a yellow-ochre ground.
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