University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:31505
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inca
Provenience: Peru
Sun Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Length: 176 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2418 - Field No SF

Description

Cords at ends This thick long belt has a main section measuring approx. 176 x 12.5 cm with cords measuring 140 and 99cm. Cords were not included in the "overall measurements". At the end of the main section are braided yarns that are woven into the long thin cords and terminate in tassels. The design of the main section is stripes. The piece is most likely wool. Color(s): Red, black, brown and yellow.


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