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unknown Peruvian

Ancon Textile Fragment with Zigzag Design

Middle Horizon
600 - 1000
Camelid fiber

11 13/16 x 10 7/16 x 1/16 in. (30 x 26.5 x 0.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.162.a
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes (South Coast)
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
Culture/Nationality: Ancon
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • geometric patterns
  • Middle Horizon - The fifth of the seven main chronological phases recognized in Andean archaeology, generally dating 600-1000 CE.
  • Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
  • textiles - General term for carpets, fabrics, costume, or other works made of textile materials, which are natural or synthetic fibers created by weaving, felting, knotting, twining, or otherwise processing. For works of art or high craft that employ textile as a medium, prefer "textile art (visual works)."
  • zigzags - Lines or bands composed of a series of chevrons.

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