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Cloth

Object Number:29647D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: From a mummy
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Human Figure
Length: 40 cm
Width: 42 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1084 - Field No SF

Description

Fragment of a plain cotton weave textile. One seam visible which allows to see selvages and direction of warp. Human figures are embroidered with what appears to be camelid fibers. Embroidery in weft direction. A thicker cotton tie is at bottom. Color(s): Red, yellow, brown, green and white.

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