University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 32321
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Northwest of the Town
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: From a mummy
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 102cm
Width: 109cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number2642E - Field No SF

Description

Apparently wrapping for a mummy bale with incorporated apron-like piece which has rows of pleating on both sides.

According to the catalogue records, this is a garment. Currently unable to read this as a garment. Multiple layers attached in a patchwork type construction. "Apparently wrapping for a mummy bale with incorporated apron-like piece which as rows of pleating on both sides". Some plain weave textile and some striped. One open weave section (layer) with a chevron design near "neck". Color(s): mainly undyed tans and off-white, but one area of striped material containing a blue/green stripe.


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