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Textile Fragment

Object Number:30369A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I (uncertain)
Gravefield II (uncertain)
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Tapestry Weave
Iconography:Fish
Length: 13.2 cm
Width: 10 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2104A - Field No SF

Description

With fishes and small birds; bordered by stepped fret design. Loom pattern weave

Small fragment of a tapestry weave (a square panel). Design is a central fish surrounded by small birds and a stepped fret design. Attached to a fabric wrapped support mount. Color(s): Brown, white, and blue.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America (07 Oct 1995 - 31 Dec 1995) 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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