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Mantle fragment
Cotton; cameloid fibre; tapestry
Centimetres: 109 (length), 77 (width)
650-900 AD
Peruvian; Pre-Columbian; Huary
Area of Origin: Peru; South America

Description: This Pre-Columbian mantle fragment is made of cotton and cameloid 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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