Wari mantle with Andean cross

Wari Artisans700 A.D. - 1200 A.D.

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum
Lima, Peru

Mantle or fabric wall used by the Wari nobility, made with discontinous warp and weft and tie-dyed technique


  • Title: Wari mantle with Andean cross
  • Creator: Wari Artisans
  • Date Created: 700 A.D. - 1200 A.D.
  • Physical Location: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum, Lima
  • Location Created: Huayuri, Nazca, Ica, Perú
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 2030 mm x Width 1170 mm
  • Provenance: Archaeological field survey
  • Subject Keywords: Textile, plain weave, Wari, Huari, huari, wari, step wave, profile face
  • Type: Clothes of social status
  • External Link: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum
  • Medium: Camelid fiber threads probably alpaca and vegetable dyes

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