textile (function unknown); textile

A nearly square-shaped textile woven in weft faced tabby using natural tones of llama wool. The textile has been brushed to give a raised nap. These cream and brown bands are broken up with three broad and two narrower brightly coloured tapestry woven bands. They have zig zag and rhomboid shaped patterning, worked in white, two tones of pink, green, blue, brown, orange and red. There is a solid blue band at each edge. The warp is made from loosely twisted singles llama wool. One edge has a short knotted fringe. The other has just short twisted yarn, indicating that the warp was continuous.

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