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Shawl Fragment

Object Number:29616
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield III
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Cotton
Length: 190 cm
Width: 160 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2149 - Field No SF

Description

Loose weave with red tapestry border with incorporated pile weave and weft fringe

The main crepe section has at least two joins still present, making the webs approximately 40-43 cm wide. The added fringed border is done in a tapestry technique (weft fringe). Color(s): Crepe section is brown, while the added tapestry fringe is red (rose) , black, olive and tan.

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