Textile Fragment from Huaca PrietaLate Preceramic
3500 BCE - 1800 BCE
29 x 5 1/2 x 1/4 in. (73.7 x 14 x 0.6 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2007.1.53
Geography: South America, Peru, Andes (Coast) (Huaca Prieta)
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Cloth Fragments
Culture/Nationality: Huaca Prieta
Collection: Ann L. Pfeiffer-Murphy Collection
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- 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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