Sling for hunting birds(?)
Inca culture, unknown provenance
Inca period(?), 1438-1532
Plant fiber, dyed camelid hair; braided and wrapped
224 x 9 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Doran H. Ross. X90.697
Woman’s sash (mama chumpi?)
Inca culture, highland tradition, likely preserved on the south coast of Peru
Inca Period, 1438-1532
Camelid-hair (Z-spun, S-plied) warp and weft; warp-faced plain weave with warp-float patterning; added twisted ties
257 x 13 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X65.11856.
Corner fragment of a textile
Ancon (?), central coast of Peru
Late Intermediate Period, 1150–1450 CE
Cotton and camelid hair; dyed; plain weave with supplementary-weft float patterning
34 x 27 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X65.5108.
Weaving practice sampler
Coastal Wari culture, south coast of Peru
Middle Horizon, 600-1000 CE
Cotton warp and weft and dyed camelid-hair weft; plain weave with supplementary-weft float patterning
24 x 23cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X65.8791.
Panel with crowned figure
Chancay culture, central coast of Peru
Late Intermediate Period, 1150-1450 CE
Cotton warp and weft with yellow and orange pigments and possible shellfish purple dye; gauze patterend with weft wrapping and knotting
94 x 93 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA, Gift of the May Company Department Stores. X65.7603
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