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Object Number:29523
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac (uncertain)
La Centinela (uncertain)
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Iconography:Zoomorphic?
Length: 215 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2746B - Field No SF

Description

White cotton with tapestry ends in zoomorphic (?) pattern, fringe added.

Forehead - main body is plain weave undyed cotton with paired wefts, and ends are tapestry woven and split into two sections. End design is multicolored with interlocking dovetail shapes (zoomorphic?). Each end section has fringe/tassel - a brown camelid and a tan cotton yarn fringe on each end. Color(s): un-dyed, tan, red, green, yellow, brown.

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