Poncho Fragment


From: Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I, Oldest Part

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 29851A
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area Andean
Section American
Materials Cotton

Loom stripe, white, brown, blue and yellow on red ground: central panel plain brown.

Fragment of a woven "poncho". Arm aperture in side seam. One part of the piece is the red loom striped and the other part is a cotton plain weave; they are joined with a seam. The plain weave side is distorted and difficult to read. Arm aperture is bound in a "needle-knit" technique. Color(s): Red, white, blue, brown and yellow.

Length 49 cm
Width 55 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 954B - Field No SF

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