University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 27534
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 137cm
Width: 78cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number1005C - Field No SF

Description

Light cotton cloth from the wrappings of a mummy.

This piece is very bad condition, but a it appears to be joined along one edge with a loose running stitch (along two selvage edges) while the opposite edge is not joined (but the selvage edges are visible). Color(s): Though plain undyed, there are a few areas with a red substance.


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