Ancon Interlocked Tapestry Fragment with Zigzag PatternMiddle Horizon
600 - 1000
19 11/16 x 8 7/16 x 1/16 in. (50 x 21.5 x 0.2 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.94
Other Number(s): 69.2.35 (Previous No.)
195 (Canaday No.)
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes (South Coast)
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- 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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