|Diagram (left) and photo of 6,000-year-old fabric from Huaca Pieta, Peru. |
Photo by Lauren Urana/Jeffrey C. Splitstoser
|Trench dug by Junius Bird in the late 1940s. T|
extiles are visibly embedded in the mound.
Photo by Jefrey C. Splitstoser.
|Cotton plain weave with indigo blue yarns forming a warp stripe on one edge |
and weft bands with a float patterning for a 6,000-year-old artifact.
Photo by Lauren Urana
|6,000-year-old, all-cotton band made of warp-faced plain-weave band with a |
decorative stripe down the center that is two-color complementary-warp weave
in indigo blue and gold iron oxide (ochre). Photo by Lauren Urana