University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29993
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Iconography:Zoomorphic
Length: 33 cm
Width: 59 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2093 - Field No SF

Description

Fragment; Rep with narrow stripes and wider ones of single faced bobbin weave. Tiny birds in block design-cats heads in bobbin weave

Rectangular fragment with solid stripes and decorative brocaded stripes. The brocaded stripes are in two different designs: a narrow one with repetitive blocks containing a small animal (bird?) and wider ones along two edges with a repetitive "v" shape with a tiny cat heads. A plain triangular shaped piece is joined to the striped piece. Evidence of bound edges. Color(s): Tan, yellow, red, and off-white.


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