Textile Band with Geometric Design
101 x 1 15/16 x 1/8 in. (256.5 x 5 x 0.3 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.113
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Adornments
This object has the following keywords:
- double weave - Heavy textile consisting of two separate textiles woven simultaneously, one above the other. The warp is composed of two series of ends, and each interlaces with its own weft, or with a common weft which works with each series in turn. In patterned double weave, the two textiles change position as required by the pattern.
- geometric patterns
- 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)."
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