University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29995
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Bobbin Weave
Iconography:Zoomorphic
Length: 30 cm
Width: 45 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2072 - Field No SF

Description

Zoomorphic / striped. Stripes alternating design of small birds. Single faced bobbin pattern weave. Red, white and brown.

Fragment of a single-faced bobbin weave. Stripes alternating from a plain tan to decorative. The decorative stripes have either a bird-in-block pattern or a diagonal small bird design. Along one edge, is the remnants of a seam. At another edge, is evidence of a bound (knitted) edge. Color(s): Yellow, white, pink, brown and red.


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