Textile Fragment Mounted on Modern Fabric
Arts of the Americas
Early Intermediate Period
George C. Brackett Fund
Embroidered bird figure in black, dark blue, green, yellow, red, beige, and light blue from a Paracas textile.
Size: undetermined or adult; probable wearer: undetermined or male. Plain weave with a vertical camelid fiber warp and camelid fiber weft. Camelid fiber embroidery. The iconography represents a bird with an animal-like head. Also see 86.224.96 in the Brooklyn Museum collection; these fragments are obviously from the same original even though acquired at different times (Ann Rowe).
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Paracas Necropolis. Textile Fragment Mounted on Modern Fabric, 0-100 C.E. Camelid fiber, 3 3/4 × 4 1/2 in. (9.5 × 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, George C. Brackett Fund, 34.560.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 34.560.1_SL1.jpg)
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