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Poncho

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Object Number:
29497
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Peru
Beneath The Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area:
Andean
Locus:
Found with a mummy.
Section:
American
Materials:
Wool
Description:
This poncho has decorative stripes. The plain weave is warp-dominant. Two-web construction. Additional supplementary elements are added for designs within stripes. Warp striping. At the bottom of the center seam is an additional "vent" or opening. Mentioned in Vanstan's "Textiles from BeneathÂ…" book, pg. 24-25 (fig. 18 a,b) Color(s): Large red stripes between multi-colored stripes (predominately brown, yellow, red and green). .
Length:
51cm
Width:
112cm
Credit Line:
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
1182A   -   Field No SF

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