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Ceremonial cloth
Ceremonial cloth
Date:
11th–15th century
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Cotton; Plain Weave, Plain Weave With Supplementary-warp Patterning
Dimensions:
36.8 x 39.4 cm (14 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Chancay?
Accession Number:
77.10
Acquisition Date:
1977-05-10
Credit Line:

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas E. Hill

A four-selvage, approximately square textile made of two shades of natural brown cotton and white cotton. Selvage to selvage stripes in alternation, one of medium brown cotton, the dark brown and white in plain weave with supplmentary-warp patterning in design of repeating interlocking frets.

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