From: Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I, Oldest Part|
|Locus||From a mummy buried deep|
|Materials||Cotton | Wool|
Embroidery negative cat pattern in diagonal bands and one interlocking scroll. Hand stamped or painted in purple.
Plain cotton weave ground with embroidery in camelid yarn. The embroidered pattern is at a diagonal and is a "negative" cat pattern. All stitches of this embroidery is in one direction. Also appears to have a purple stamped design in a wave pattern, though this patterning is faded and unclear. Color(s): Off-white and dark brown.
|Credit Line||William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897|
|Other Number||385C - Field No SF|
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