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unknown Peruvian
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Textile Fragment with Geometric Design

Middle Horizon
ca. 600 CE - ca. 1000 CE
Camelid and cotton fibers

11 1/4 x 8 1/16 x 1/16 in. (28.5 x 20.5 x 0.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.177
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
Culture/Nationality: Possibly Siguas or Huari
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection

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  • brocading - Weft patterning technique of weaving raised patterns on a woven textile. For the process of stitching decorative designs into cloth, leather, or paper by hand or machine, use "embroidering."
  • 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)."

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/152432 |title=Textile Fragment with Geometric Design |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=12/4/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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