Fringes in embroidered mantle fragment

Paracas Artisans800 B.C. - 200 A.D.

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum
Lima, Peru

Fringes in an embroidered mantle. The design represents intertwined heads of snakes. Probably, this piece was the top of a textile object for the nobility.


  • Title: Fringes in embroidered mantle fragment
  • Creator: Paracas Artisans
  • Date Created: 800 B.C. - 200 A.D.
  • Physical Location: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum, Lima
  • Location Created: Paracas, Ica, Perú
  • Provenance: Donation
  • Subject Keywords: Textiles, Embroidery, Mantle, Paracas
  • Type: Funerary embroidered mantle
  • External Link: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum
  • Medium: Cotton thread and camelid fiber threads probably alpaca and vegetable dyes

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