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Cloth consists of five strips of fabric sewn together in an overhand stitch. The pieces have decorations incorporated into the small, tight weave: Top panel is a medium brown, undecorated. Second strip is narrow, red and brown-pink, with an interlinking H pattern. Centre strip is wider than the others, with a double line of yellow blocks sitting on a red background. Next panel is a smaller yellow interlinking H pattern on red. The final panel is yellow with two lines of square holes above a fine, thick fringe.

History Of Use

Originally thought to have been part of a mummy wrapping.


Said to have been collected during a trip to Peru in 1967, then taken to Britain for verification and framing, by friends, and then returned to the donor in Canada in 1969.

Item History

  • Made in Ica, Peru ? between 601 BCE and 200
  • Collected between 1967 and 1969
  • Owned by Rhoda B. Moss before July 7, 2017
  • Received from Rhoda B. Moss (Donor) on July 7, 2017

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