University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 44-8-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: Central Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Credit Line:Gift of George C. Vaillant, 1944

Description

Brown cotton, embroidered with rows of single feather design -- yellow with red mark at base. Ends with sewed-on 7.4 cm. tapestry border, yellow feather design on rose ground, and triple fringe. Sides with narrow sewed-on tapestry border with reciprocal stepped design. Lined with white cotton cloth. Corner tassels.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

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