University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:30006
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Younger Part
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: Covered in recent time. From a mummy
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Bobbin Weave
Iconography:Zoomorphic
Geometric Motif
Length: 45 cm
Width: 27 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1115A - Field No SF

Description

Decorated. Included bands of bobbin weave. Little birds in chevrons.

Rectangular fragment of a plain weave cotton with bands of bobbin weave (single-faced) with floats on verso. There are 4 bands with a chevron design with small birds. At one end, there is a running stitch (function unclear). Also at this end, the edge is bound. The ground fabric is a cotton plain weave. Color(s): Tan, yellow, red and black.


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