From: Peru | Hacienda Warangal | La Centinela

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 32823
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Hacienda Warangal | La Centinela
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Feather

Half of a tabard. Fabric is covered with feather strings except at the shoulder. Yellow ground with a band of yellow and blue scrolls bordered with red and blue stripes. Red feathers from the Scarlet Macaw, yellow and blue feathers from the Blue-and-yellow Macaw. Warps are Z-spun, unplied, and 28 warps/inch in tightly woven areas and 20-22 warps/inch in looser areas. Wefts are Z-spun, unplied, and 22 wefts/inch in tightly woven areas and 20-22 wefts/inch in looser areas. Yarns vary in thickness and twist.

Length 142.24 cm
Width 55.88 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 2175 - Field No SF

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