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unknown Peruvian

Openwork Textile Fragment


6 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 1/16 in. (15.6 x 13.7 x 0.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2007.1.50
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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  • gauze - Woven textile in which the binding is achieved by a displacement of warp ends secured by the weft, resulting usually, though not always, in a very open weave; used particularly for surgical dressings and as backing for paper, especially maps.
  • openwork - Works or parts of works in metal, leather, paper, textile, or any material having openings, perforations, or interstices as part of the design.
  • 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)."
  • twining - Textile process involving twisting two or more active strands of the same set together as they interlace with another set of strands laid in parallel.

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