• Bag with Human Face (detail), 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Alpaca or llama hide, human hair, pigment, cotton, coca leaf contents; h. 26 cm (bag), l. 64.7 cm (strap). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund 2011.35. Image © The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Bag with Human Face, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Alpaca or llama hide, human hair, pigment, cotton, coca leaf contents; h. 26 cm (bag), l. 64.7 cm (strap). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund 2011.35. Image © The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Miniature Tunic with Weapon?-Bearing Creature in Profile, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Camelid fiber and cotton; 22.1 x 31.8 cm. Brooklyn Museum, New York, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection 71.180
  • Tunic with Face-Fret Motif, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Camelid fiber and cotton; 102.2 x 102.2 cm. Dallas Museum of Art, The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Art Fund, Inc., in honor of Carol Robbins’s 40th anniversary with the Dallas Museum of Art 2004.55.McD
  • Tunic with Stepped-Cross and Interlocked U-Shaped Motifs, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Camelid fiber and cotton; 96.5 x 110.45 cm. Los Angeles County Museum of Art M.70.3.1. Digital image © 2012 Museum Associates / LACMA / Art Resource, NY
  • Tunic, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Camelid fiber and cotton; 86.5 x 122 cm. The Textile Museum, Washington, DC, Acquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1941 91.341
  • Panel, Probably a Hanging, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Feathers, cotton, and camelid fiber; 63.5 x 208 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 (1979.206.471). Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Art Resource, NY
  • Winged Creature Plaque, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Gold; 13 x 15.8 cm. Ethnologisches Museum, Berlin, VA 28787. Image © bpk, Berlin / Ethnologisches Museum / Waltraut Schneider-Schuetz / Art Resource, NY
  • Warrior Plaque, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Silver; 25.7 x 19.7 x 2.5 cm. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Gift of Alfred C. Glassell Jr. 2001.1174
  • Figure Pendant, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Wood, shell, stone, and silver; 10.2 x 6.4 x 2.5 cm. Kimbell Museum of Art, Fort Worth AP 2002.04
  • Urn with Staff Deities, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Ceramic and slip; 83.5 x 86 cm. Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia del Perú, Lima, S/C. Photo: Daniel Antonio Giannoni Succar
  • Cup-Holding Figure in Tie-Dyed Tunic and Four-Cornered Hat, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Ceramic and slip; 19.3 x 19.5 cm. Museo Regional de Ica “Adolfo Bermúdez Jenkins” MRI-00176-01. Photo: Daniel Antonio Giannoni Succar
  • Figure in Tapestry-Woven Tunic and Four-Cornered Hat, 600–1000. Peru, Wari. Ceramic and slip; 28.7 x 23 cm. Fundación Museo Amano, Lima FMAC-000020. Photo: Daniel Antonio Giannoni Succar
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Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes

Sunday, October 28, 2012 to Sunday, January 6, 2013
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Exhibition Hall

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is the sponsor of the Wari exhibition in Cleveland.

Wari has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. Support for exhibition programming has been provided in part by Georgia and Michael DeHavenon and by the Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Research for this exhibition was supported by a Curatorial Research Fellowship from the Getty Foundation.

Sponsored by:

Hahn Loeser
Major support provided by:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Additional support provided by:
Ohio Humanities Council
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.