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)


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Size 165x11 cm
Item number 1935.32.0203
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Category Border