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Textile Fragment

Object Number:29764
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I, Oldest Part
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: From a mummy
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 15 cm
Width: 22 cm
Credit Line:William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number:370F - Field No SF

Description

Brown cloth embroidered in black; interlocking bird heads. part of a loin cloth. Double face weave.

Small fragment. Plain weave ground fabric with supplemental weft elements (embroidery) in black. One weft selvage and one warp end still exist. Color(s): White (ground fabric) with dark brown embroidery.

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