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Textile

Shoulder Cloth

Object Number:31659
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inca
Provenience: Peru
Sun Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Braided
Length: 108 cm
Width: 65 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2463 - Field No SF

Description

Brown with brown, blue and white stripes and braided edges

Rectangular striped plain weave cloth, most likely cotton. The catalogue card identifies it as a "shoulder cloth". The center "stripe" consists of multiple narrow brown and blue stripes flanked on each side by a white stripe and then a wide brown stripe. Bound edges. All selvages present. Color(s): Brown, blue and white .

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