Medium: wool embroidery, cotton foundation Technique: embroidered in stem stitch on plain weave foundation Label: cotton embroidered with wool in stem stitch | 600-300 BC

Unknown Maker

Fragment of a mantle border solidly embroidered in tan, red, blue and green. Design shows shaman or deity figures facing in alternating directions, surrounded by birds and animals; with a looped and twisted fringe on one edge.

Credit: Museum purchas...
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