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Image of Textile Fragment with Wave Design on the Border

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unknown Peruvian
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Textile Fragment with Wave Design on the Border



Cotton

33 1/16 x 4 5/16 x 1/16 in. (84 x 11 x 0.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2007.1.30
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes (Coast)
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
Culture/Nationality: Peruvian
Collection: Ann L. Pfeiffer-Murphy Collection

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  • braiding - Technique in which strands of pliable material, often three or four strands, are intertwined so as to form a plait, band, or rope. An example is in textile work, where flat over-and-under oblique interlacing is achieved using the undifferentiated elements of a single set of strands, characterized by the oblique crossings of the elements and their common directional trend. Other examples include in the making of leather items, basketmaking, and in styling of hair.
  • 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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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/146464 |title=Textile Fragment with Wave Design on the Border |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=9/28/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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