Bag fragment - 919.8.55_1_doc20211125_IMG5484


Bag fragment

Medium:Cotton and wool, tabby weave
Geography: Peru
Date: 700-0 BC
Period: Ancon B, Early Horizon, Pre-Columbian Andean
46 × 31 cm
Object number: 919.8.55
Credit Line: Exchange from the American Museum of Natural History
Not on view
DescriptionSmall bag. Cotton weft and wool warp in red warp-faced ground with two width vertical bands of supplementary warp patterning in red, light yellow and black running hooked lozenge design and two small stripes of yellow and red design, the large stripes on the reverse composed of diagonal geometric interlocking bird and or fish motifs. terminal weaving area at bottom of bag (fold) and ribete on one side with heading cords at top. Other side appears to have been re-joined along area of wear which may have been another small stripe.
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