X65.11879 Corner fragment of a textile

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Corner fragmet of a textile
Nasca/Wari culture, Nasca Valley, south coast of Peru
700-900 CE
Cotton, camelid hair, dyed; plain weave with supplementary-weft float patterning (reinforced tapestry)
36 x 33 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X65.11879.


Source: Elena Phipps, The Peruvian Four-Selvaged Cloth. Ancient Threads / New Directions. Fowler Museum Textile Series, No. 12, Los Angeles, 2013

One warp and one weft selvage are preserved.