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Object Number:
27534
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area:
Andean
Section:
American
Materials:
Cotton
Description:
Light cotton cloth from the wrappings of a mummy.

This piece is very bad condition, but a it appears to be joined along one edge with a loose running stitch (along two selvage edges) while the opposite edge is not joined (but the selvage edges are visible). Color(s): Though plain undyed, there are a few areas with a red substance.
Length:
137cm
Width:
78cm
Credit Line:
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
1005C   -   Field No SF

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