University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29595
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Gravefield I (uncertain)
Gravefield II (uncertain)
Culture Area: Andean
Length: 47 cm
Width: 30 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2307h - Field No SF


Fragment of light stuff. Tapestry. Birds lined with loose woven fabric and appliqued on loose woven cloth. Brown, white, and blue. Rectangular striped cotton plain weave (loosely woven, crepey) with attached tapestry elements (birds). These tapestry elements seem to be lined with a light crepey material. This fragment is attached to a fabric wrapped support mount. Color(s): Brown, tan, white and blue.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Penn in the World: Twelve Decades at the University of Pennsylvania Museum (08 May 2008 - 28 Sep 2008) View Objects in Exhibition

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