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Poncho Fragment

Band

Object Number:29580
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I (uncertain)
Culture Area: Andean
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 43 cm
Width: 13.5 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:2748A - Field No SF

Description

Middle band of light poncho. Broad, with figures. Tapestry (two pieces caught together with stitching)

Two tapestry blocks joined together down the center. Design is a large square with two figures in it at one end, several rows of small blocks and stripes, another band with three figures, followed by more rows of small blocks and stripes. Cotton warp and what is most likely camelid weft. Color(s): Green, tan, yellow. white and red.

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