Mantle

A work made of wool (camelid), plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches; corners edged with weft-faced plain weave with extended ground weft fringe and embroidered in cross-knit loop stitches.
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  • A work made of wool (camelid), plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches; corners edged with weft-faced plain weave with extended ground weft fringe and embroidered in cross-knit loop stitches.

Date:

100 B.C./A.D. 200

Artist:

Paracas Necropolis
Peru, southern coast

About this artwork

On View

Arts of the Americas, Gallery 59

Artist

Paracas Necropolis

Title

Mantle

Origin

Peru

Date

100 AD–200 AD

Medium

Wool (camelid), plain weave; embroidered in stem stitches; corners edged with weft-faced plain weave with extended ground weft fringe and embroidered in cross-knit loop stitches

Dimensions

238.1 x 106.7 cm (93 3/4 x 42 in.)

Credit Line

Emily Crane Chadbourne Fund

Reference Number

1970.293

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

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