Mantle Fragment, Cotton, pigment, Paracas

Mantle Fragment

6th–5th century B.C.
Peru, Ica Valley
Cotton, pigment
H. 21 x W. 70 1/2 in. (53.3 x 179.1 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1960
Accession Number:
Not on view
[Delacorte Gallery, New York, until 1960]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

Josephy, Alvin M., ed. American Heritage Book of Indians. New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, 1961.

King, Mary Elizabeth. Ancient Peruvian textiles from the collection of the Textile Museum. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1965.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 482.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 231.

de Lavalle, José Antonio, and Werner Lang. "Pintura." In Arte Precolombino: Museo Nacional de Antropología y Arqueología, Lima. Vol. vol. 3. Lima: Banco de Credito del Peru, 1979.

Frame, Mary. Ancient Peruvian Mantles, 300 B.C.–A.D. 200. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995, no. 1, p. 10, fig. 7.