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, south coast, Paracas Peninsula

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Artist

Paracas Necropolis

Title

Mantle

Origin

Peru

Date

100 BC–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

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