Feathered TextileLikely Late Intermediate Period, Late Horizon, or Colonial
Likely ca. 1000 - ca. 1600
Cotton fiber and feathers
14 x 13 x 3/16 in. (35.5 x 33 x 0.5 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2000.3.153
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
This object has the following keywords:
- featherwork - Visual works or parts of works, such as elements of costume, furnishings, ceremonial objects, or decorations, that are made of feathers. Generally the feathers are either adhered to a solid support or tied individually to a woven support. Important examples of featherwork are found in Mexico and South America.
- geometric patterns
- Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
- stripes - Long, narrow bands, typically of a different color.
- 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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