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Chincha Mantle

Room 5, Vitrine 51

Coast of southern Peru
Imperial Epoch (1300 d.C. – 1532 d.C.)

  • Material: Camelid fiber thread.
  • Technique: Warp and discontinuous weft on the central panel. Warp faced weave on the side bands.
  • Mantle decorated with geometric birds facing in different directions.