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Head Cloth

Object Number:29723
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: From a mummy.
Length: 68 cm
Width: 67 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:734B - Field No SF


head cloth of a mummy made from four squares in brown; one red and white srtipe with fret pattern in red.

Four squares make up this "head cloth" with connecting seams. Red and white square is loom striped with a woven brocade design. Color(s): Four squares make up this textile (three brown, and one red and white striped ).

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