Description

    Rectangular Checkerboard Panel
    Nasca
    100 B.C. - A.D. 300
    Camelid fibers
    Length 62 in. Width 42 1/2 in.

    Large textile panels made up of bold, strongly-colored rectangular units could have had a number of uses. In addition to being worn or used for carrying, they might have formed components in wall hangings. With the muted colors of both the coastal landscape and regional building materials, colorful textiles would have been a primary vivifying element for Nasca daily life.There are scattered losses in some rectangles.

    Provenance
    Splendors of the World, Haiku, Hawaii



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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    29th Friday
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