From: Peru | Condesuya District | Arequipa

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Manta
Object Number 46-24-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Rukana
Provenience Peru | Condesuya District | Arequipa
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Cotton | Feathers

Feather cloth. Entirely covered with small overlapping feathers, arranged two broad stripes of two blocks each: the upper, gold, turquiose, gold; the lower, turquoise, gold turquoise; the middle section in each stripe being shorter. The feathers are sewn to a foundation of cream rep. A heading srip of bowen cotton cloth 4 cm. wide has a plaited tie cord attached to each end.

Length 67.5 cm
Width 197 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Roland Terry, 1946

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