Lot 0099

Huari Polychrome Textile Fragment - Falcon Staff Bearer

Pre-Columbian, South Coast Peru, Huari (Wari) culture, ca. 700 to 1000 CE. A fabulous textile panel comprised of tightly woven camelid (alpaca or llama wool) fibers in hues of brown, old gold, cream, fuchsia, and maroon. The rectangular panel features two registers of abstract avian figures, and the narrow register is densely illustrated with... more

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