Paracas. <em>Textile Fragment with Skeletal Figure</em>, 100 B.C.E.–1 C.E. Cotton, camelid fibers, frag. a: 7 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (19.1 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 33.570a-b (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 33.570b_front_PS5.jpg)

Textile Fragment with Skeletal Figure


Medium: Cotton, camelid fibers

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:100 B.C.E.–1 C.E.

Dimensions: frag. a: 7 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (19.1 x 22.2 cm) frag. b: 6 3/16 x 4 1/2 in. (15.7 x 11.4 cm)


Accession Number: 33.570a-b

Image: 33.570b_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Two fragments from a Paracas mantle woven in red and brown with skeletal human figures holding fans or tumi knives. Larger fragment with face is "a"; smaller fragment with full figure is "b".

Brooklyn Museum