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Textile Fragment

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Object Number:
29595
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I (uncertain)
Gravefield II (uncertain)
Culture Area:
Andean
Section:
American
Materials:
Cotton
Wool
Iconography:
Birds
Description:
Fragment of light stuff. Tapestry. Birds lined with loose woven fabric and appliqued on loose woven cloth. Brown, white, and blue.

Rectangular striped cotton plain weave (loosely woven, crepey) with attached tapestry elements (birds). These tapestry elements seem to be lined with a light crepey material. This fragment is attached to a fabric wrapped support mount. Color(s): Brown, tan, white and blue.
Length:
47cm
Width:
30cm
Credit Line:
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
2307h   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)
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Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008)
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