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Textile Fragment

Object Number:29662
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Beneath The Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: Found with a mummy interred very deep.
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 76 cm
Width: 42 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1085A - Field No SF

Description

From wrapper composed of different fragments. Warp-faced plain weave. No selvage present.

Rectangular plain weave cotton cloth with an embroidered area along one side. Warp-faced. No selvages present. Two sides are folded under. One of these sides has a running stitch securing it folded. Color(s): White, red, green, brown, and yellow.

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