publication . Article . 2015

Technological features of Lima fabrics associated with funerary contexts in Huaca Pucllana

Chuchón Ayala, Hilda;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 18 Apr 2015
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
A detailed description of the technological features of the textiles found in funerary contexts and architectural hills of the latest occupational phases of the Lima Culture is presented. These materials were found as part of the Huaca Pucllana research project established by the Municipality of Miraflores and the Ministry of Culture. Preliminary results indicate that in funerary contexts one or two simple plain weave cotton textiles were used to bundle the bodies. In some cases complete fabrics were used while in other the bundles were formed by many pieces put together, with some fragments with evidence of darning and mending. On the other hand, the textiles f...
free text keywords: técnicas de tejido, Huaca Pucllana, cultura Lima
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