Textiles of the early Nazca period
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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Textile fabrics -- Peru.,
  • Peru -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Lila M. O"Neale ; with introduction by A. L. Kroeber ; Paul S. Martin, editor.
SeriesArchaeological explorations in Peru -- Pt. 3, Anthropology, memoirs -- v. 2, no. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 119-218 :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22926035M

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Title. Archaeological explorations in Peru. Part III. Textiles of the early Nazca period / Title Variants: Alternative: Textiles of the early Nazca period Related Titles. Series: Anthropology, memoirs ; v. 2, no. 3 By. O'Neale, Lila M. Nazca Culture. BC to AD. Early Nazca period – the culture flourishes in the river valleys of Rio Grande and Ica. The Nazca are most famous for the Nazca Lines, giant geoglyphs etched into the hard desert floor. The lines include geometric and animal figures that have remained remarkably well-preserved by the dry climate. The largest and richest mummy bundles contained hundreds of brightly embroidered textiles, feathered costumes, and fine jewelry, interspersed with food offerings, such as beans. Early reports claimed that this cloth came from the Paracas peninsula, so it was called "THE Paracas textile," to . The history of Peruvian textiles is as rich and varied as any culture ever studied. Much of the high-quality, long-lasting fiber is taken from indigenous alpaca and llama, weaving a tapestry of.

Period BC - AD Culture Nazca Description Typical Early Nazca embroidering. Image Categories Artifact Function: Textile Artifact Material: Textile Source Type Detail Book Citation: "Textiles of the Early Nazca Period," by Lila M O'Neale; Pl. XXXIII. In: Field Museum of Natural History, Anthropology Memoirs, Vol. 2, No. 3. Nazca Culture. BC – AD – Early Nazca period – the culture flourishes in the river valleys of Rio Grande and Ica.. The Nazca are most famous for the Nazca Lines, giant geoglyphs etched into the hard desert floor. The lines include geometric and animal figures and have remained remarkably well-preserved by the dry climate. Period BC - AD Culture Nazca Description Typical Early Nazca coloring. Image Categories Artifact Function: Textile Artifact Material: Textile Source Type Detail Book Citation: "Textiles of the Early Nazca Period," by Lila M. O'Neale; Pl. XXXII. In: Field Museum of Natural History, Anthropology Memoirs, Vol. 2, No. 3. Ancient Peruvian ceramics: the Nathan Cummings collection Chimú Chiquerillo color contains a whistle Cummings collection Cupisnique double-spout bottle drawing is taken Early Ceramic Early Nazca Early Paracas period elaborate elements example eye patterns falcon feline figure Formative period frontal fugitive black N.Y.). Nathan.

Textiles were woven with the common motifs before these appeared on painted pottery. The dry desert has preserved the textiles of both the Nazca and Paracas cultures, which comprise most of what is known about early textiles in the region. Shawls, dresses, tunics, belts, and bags have been found through excavations at Cahuachi and elsewhere. - This is the art of NAZCA culture. See more ideas about Nazca, Inca, Precolumbian.9 pins. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kroeber, A.L. (Alfred Louis), Archaeological explorations in Peru. Chicago, (OCoLC) O’Neale, Lila M., , Archaeological Explorations in Peru, Part III: Textiles of the Early Nazca Period. Field Museum of Natural History, Anthropology, Memoirs 2 (3): – Google ScholarCited by: 3.