July 7
The Paracas and Nasca

 

 

 

Map of the Central Andes

Map of the Central Andes
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Paracas Vessel

Early Paracas Ceramic Vessel. Early Horizon.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oculate Being

Oculate Being. Paracas. Early Intermediate Period.
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

mummy bundle

Mummy Bundle
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mummy Bundles

Drawings of the layers of a typical mummy bundle
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paracas Mummy

Paracas Mummy. Early Horizon-Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unfinished Block Style Textile

Unfinished Block Style Textile. Paracas. Early Intermediate.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two Embroidery Techniques:

Linear Style
Block Color Style

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linear Style Textile

Linear Style Textile (detail). Paracas. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linear Style textile

Linear Style Textile. Paracas. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linear Style Textile

Linear Style Textile. Paracas. 300 - 100 BC.
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Block Color Style Textile

Block Color Style Textile. Paracas. c. 200.
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Block Color Mantle

Block Color Mantle. Paracas. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Embroidered Funerary Mantle

Embroidered Funerary Mantle. Paracas. Early Intermediate Period.
Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Twelfth ed. Vol. 1. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2005. 2 vols.

 

Block Color Mantle detail

Block Color Mantle (detail). Paracas. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Embroidered Shaman

Embroidered Shaman. Paracas. c. 100 - 200.
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discontinuous Warp and Weft Technique

 

warp = lengthwise threads in a loom

weft = crosswise threads in a loom

 

 

warp and weft technique

 

Cloth and Clay: Communicating Nature

 

 

 

 

Discontinuous Warp and Weft textile

Discontinuous Warp and Weft Textile. Paracas/ Early Nasca. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

Discontinuous warp and weft technique

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early Nasca Vessels

Early Nasca Ceramic Vessels. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Double-spout-and-bridge Vessel

Early Nasca Double-spout-and-bridge Ceramic Vessel in the shape of achira (a costal tuber). Early Intermediate.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

Tern Vessel
Bridge-spouted Vessel
Double-spout-and-bridge vessel. Nasca. Early Intermediate Period.
Bridge-spouted Vessel. Nasca. c. 50 - 200 AD.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.
Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Twelfth ed. Vol. 1. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2005. 2 vols.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Middle Nasca Ceramic

Middle Nasca Ceramic. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Double-spout-andbridge Vessel

Nasca Double-spout-and-bridge VEssel. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Late Nasca Ceramic

Late Nasca Ceramic. Early Intermediate Period - Middle Horizon.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

Geoglyphs

 

 

Hummingbird Line

Hummingbird Line. Nasca. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hummingbird LIne

Hummingbird Line. Nasca. Early Intermediate Period.
Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Twelfth ed. Vol. 1. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2005. 2 vols.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Killer Whale Line

Killer Whale Line. Nasca. Early Intermediate Period.
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Processional

Villagers returning from ceremonies performed at the end of a straight line
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.