X65.12297 Corner fragment of a textile

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Corner fragment of a textile
Nasca/Wari culture, south coast of Peru
700 – 1100 CE
Cotton and camelid hair; dyed; plain weave with supplementary-weft float patterning
29 x 28 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA, Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X65.12297.


Remnants of two selvages are preserved.

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