Fragment of red cat border 1935.32.0130

MOTIF DESCRIPTION

Geometrically composed cats with long zig-zag shaped “snakes” coming out of the largest cat’s head.  The patterning otherwise consists of cats within cats in many different sizes.  Compare also with 1935.35.0175.

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUE

Ground weave:  warp and weft in dark blue cotton.  Embroidery:  camelid fibre in yellow, red, green and dark blue.  Technique:  embroidery on plain weave cloth.  The fringe running down one long side, attached with cross-knit loop stitch, is ca 2 cm long.  The border was sewn onto 1935.32.0172.  Linear style.

DATING AND ORIGIN

Intermedio Temprano 1 – Paracas Necrópolis

Facts

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Size 28 x 25 cm
Item number 1935.32.0130
Tags
Category Border