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unknown Chancay

Chancay Textile with Triangle Designs

Late Intermediate Period
1000 - 1450
Cotton fiber

19 1/8 x 12 5/8 x 1/16 in. (48.6 x 32.1 x 0.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2012.4.17
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes (North Coast)
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
Culture/Nationality: Chancay
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • Chancay
  • Late Intermediate Period - The sixth of the seven main chronological phases recognized in Andean archaeology, generally dating ca. 1000-1450 CE, following the collapse of Middle Horizon empires, including Tiahuanaco and Huari. During this time distinctive regional cultures emerged along the coast and in highland areas, including the ChimĂș empire. The political entities that developed during the late Intermediate Period were subsequently conquered by the Inca empire.
  • 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)."
  • triangles - Polygons having three sides and three angles.

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