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Peabody Number: 42-12-30/3525
Display Title: Miniature cape, fine wool tapestry - stepped diamond design
Inventory Description: Organic, woven fiber, textile, three strips of diamond design tapestry, fur trim
Object Description: Miniature cape; three cut strips of Inca interlocked tapestry stitched together with mercerized cotton. Design: repeats of concentric stepped diamonds in red, dark brown, gold, yellow, white camelid wefts (z-2S, 60 epcm.). Narrow strips of brown and black camelid fur stitched to 3 sides of square; 4th side has large stitch holes along edge; outer corners joined by heavy cord wrapped w/red camelid yarn. Result: small cape, join across chest. Warp: white cotton, (z-2S), 13 epcm.
Woven Fiber
Late horizon
South America/Peru
Geo-Locale: South coast
Materials: Fiber Camelid Dye Fur Cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 40 x 41 cm (15 3/4 x 16 1/8 in.)
Quantity: 1
Dedication: Gift of Alfred M.Tozzer and Donald Scott
Donor: Dr. Alfred M. Tozzer (1942)
Donor: Mr. Donald C. Scott (1942)
Collector: Dr. Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (1941-1942)