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Ancient Peruvian Mantles, 300 B. C. - A. D. 200

Ancient Peruvian Mantles, 300 B. C. - A. D. 200( )
Author: Frame, Mary
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
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Mantles, the rectangular wrapping cloths found on two-thousand-year-old funerary bundles from the south coast, are impressive demonstrations of the ancient Peruvian arts of needle and loom. Often bordered or intricately patterned, they carry a detailed expression of ancient imagery in large figures or a full range of symmetrical and color patterns in repeated small figures. They are made in the natural hues of cotton or camelid fiber (wool) or dyed in a range of strong colors. Red,...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Social Science / Archaeology
Design / Textile & Costume
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 6.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.22 Pounds

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