Textile Fragment with Geometric (Possibly Anthropomorphic) DesignProbably Middle Horizon
Probably 600 - 1000
Cotton and Camelid fiber
9 13/16 x 8 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. (25 x 21 x 4.1 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.35
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes (Coast)
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
Culture/Nationality: Huari/Nasca or possibly Siguas
Collection: Ward M. Canaday Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- 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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