Textile Fragment


From: Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I, Oldest Part

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 29764
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area Andean
Locus From a mummy
Section American
Materials Cotton
Technique Embroidered

Brown cloth embroidered in black; interlocking bird heads. part of a loin cloth. Double face weave.

Small fragment. Plain weave ground fabric with supplemental weft elements (embroidery) in black. One weft selvage and one warp end still exist. Color(s): White (ground fabric) with dark brown embroidery.

Length 15 cm
Width 22 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 370F - Field No SF

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