Textile Fragment


From: Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield II

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 28640
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield II
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Feather | Cotton

Fragment of a feathered textile. Plain weave cotton fabric. Yarns are Z-spun, 2S-plied, 29-34 warps/inch x 24 wefts/inch. Blue ground with a band of yellow and red in an indiscernible design. Most feathers are missing and those remaining appear to be macaw feathers. Carrier and tying cords are S-spun and 2Z-plied.

Height 39.37 cm
Length 36.83 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 1482X - Field No SF

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