Pre-Columbian textiles

Pre-Columbian textiles are from the time in Mexico and Central America and the Andean region of western South America prior to Spanish exploration and conquest in the 16th century.

Cape with geometric motifs, Nazca, 200 – 600 A.D.
Textile fragment with star motif and birds. Inca, 1400-1550 A.D. So-called Chuquibamba style.
Bolivian Pre-Columbian, Peru, Central Highlands, Inca, Ca 1400 CE. Repeating anamorphic motif within cross-like and linear forms. 38.5 x 37.5 inches.