Borders 1935.32.0196ab

MOTIF DESCRIPTION

The motif consists of an outstretched human figure with arms up and a wing.  The figure wears a headdress and there are also 4 snakes alongside the body.  The hooks round the mouth have 6 protrusions.  Cf. nr. 1925.32.0181.

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUE

Ground weave:  warp and weft in a reddish-brown cotton.  Embroidery:  camelid fibre in red, yellowish brown, dark purple, yellow, brown, yellowish pink and black.  Technique:  embroidery executed in a combination of linear and block colour style.  Embroidered on plain weave cut from the ground weave cloth.  The border probably embellished a turban, partly because of its size, partly because the corners are mitred.

DATING AND ORIGIN

Intermedio Temprano 1B/2 – Paracas Necrópolis

Facts

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Size 470 x 1250 cm
Item number 1935.32.0196ab
Tags
Category Border