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Textile

Cloth

Object Number:30933
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Beneath The Temple
Pachacamac
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: from a mummy
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 226 cm
Width: 142 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:1176D - Field No SF

Description

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This textile is composed of two webs (each web measuring roughly 70cm selvage to selvage). The webs are joined in the center. The warp ends weft have ties at the corners. There are several small strings of an unknown material (bast fiber?) most likely used as ties. Color(s): Appears to be undyed, but there are still subtle stripes in shades of brown. One 1cm brown stripe is more dominate.

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