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Cloth

Textile

Object Number:29756
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Beneath The Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: Probably from a mummy
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 112 cm
Width: 98 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:3193B - Field No SF

Description

Embroidered in small figures of cats, etc.

Two plain weave webs joined along center in the warp direction. Four rows of embroidered elements (both animal and geometric motifs). Catalogue card says "embroidered with cats". Several ties (plant fiber?) can be found throughout. Color(s): Embroidered elements are in brown, tan and pink.

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