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Pouch Fragment

Object Number:30012
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Gravefield I
Culture Area: Central American
Length: 32 cm
Width: 55 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1770E - Field No SF


Zoomorphic. Single faced bobbin weave. Diagonal rows of small birds, red, brown, and white. Two nearly square complete webs joined at bottom, lower edge of decorated portion stepped to plain weave.

Woven cloth with zoomorphic design (appears to be stylized birds). The design is in red with a white background and is bordered with brown. There is plain cloth between the two panels and at the bottom of the textile. The textile is called a pouch on card but now laying flat, a single layer. Part of the edge near the undyed cloth is braided for 7cm. Color(s): red, brown, white.

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