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Object Number:
32321
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Peru
Northwest of the Town
Pachacamac
Culture Area:
Andean
Locus:
From a mummy
Section:
American
Materials:
Cotton
Description:
Apparently wrapping for a mummy bale with incorporated apron-like piece which has rows of pleating on both sides.

According to the catalogue records, this is a garment. Currently unable to read this as a garment. Multiple layers attached in a patchwork type construction. "Apparently wrapping for a mummy bale with incorporated apron-like piece which as rows of pleating on both sides". Some plain weave textile and some striped. One open weave section (layer) with a chevron design near "neck". Color(s): mainly undyed tans and off-white, but one area of striped material containing a blue/green stripe.
Length:
102cm
Width:
109cm
Credit Line:
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
2642E   -   Field No SF

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