Purple border 1935.32.0203
See motif description for turban/mantle 1935.32.0184 in the same showcase.
Material and technique
Embroidered with woollen yarn on plain-woven cotton fabric. The embroidery is in stem-stitch in colour-field style. The ground weave is missing from large parts of the border. The outer edge and one end of the border have points sewn in blanket stitch over a support thread.
Dating and origin
Paracas Necropolis, Intermedio Temprano 1B-2 (c. 100 BC – 200 AD)
|Tags||Face Mask, Colour-field style, Non-human feet, Trophy head|