Fragment of a Peruvian tapestry-woven mantle with a rich ochre ground and three wide bands with highly stylized animal motifs in shades of blue, green, tan, white, black, and red, set off by narrow red guard stripes.


  • Title: Mantle fragment
  • Location Created: Bolivia
  • Original Source: http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/view/objects/asitem/id/114477
  • Medium: Medium: cotton warp, camelid fiber wefts Technique: plain weave with discontinuous weft (tapestry), single interlock Label: tapestry woven with cotton warp and camelid wefts
  • Credit line: Museum purchase from Pauline Riggs Noyes Fund

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