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Fragment
Fragment
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Camelid-fiber Slit Tapestry Weave, Cotton Warp
Dimensions:
12.4 x 54.3 cm (4 7/8 x 21 3/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Accession Number:
1996.173.19.2
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

complex motif lends itself to a dual interprestation: when turned on its side, a long necked bird, with its head tucked under its body and with tailfeathers ending in trophy heads, becomes an eccentrically drawn standing figure with half of face, holding a trophy head in one hand, multiple faces and trophy heads are visible,including in the tunic or body of human figure

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.