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Object Number:29555
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac (uncertain)
La Centinela (uncertain)
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 61 cm
Width: 4 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2746C - Field No SF

Description

Soft white cotton with divided tapestry ends fringed as four tassels.

Band is made from two narrow bands of woven cloth knotted together at one end. Majority of the band is plain weave, undyed cotton. The last 5cm on each end are split into two tapestry woven tassels with red yarns left loose. The one pair of tassels has a multi-colored stepped motif on a red and brown background and the other set is brown. The width measurement was taken at the knot. Color(s): white/undyed, red, brown, green, and blue.

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