Bird border

A bird with its neck bent and one leg stretched up towards its beak. Each bird occupies a separate square


Border with fringe

An anthropomorphic figure dressed in tunic, leggings and anklets, with a feather headdress and a face mask. Serpentine bands emerge


Border with pampas cats

Eight felines, probably pampas cats (Oncifelus colocolo or Leopardus colocolo) are depicted on the border. There are trophy heads on


Witch border

A figure resembling a fish, holding a trophy head in its hands. This motif occurs in four different reiterated colour


Border with long fringe

Anthropomorphic figure with a smaller figure inside it . Trophy bodies, heart-shaped faces (possibly trophy heads) and feline animals are


Trophy head border

An anthropomorphic figure, holding a knife in one hand . There are four trophy heads by the figure’s head, one


Border with double fringes

Anthropomorphic figure, viewed frontally. The figure has a large headdress with a similar but inverted figure in the middle. Long


Condor border

A bird, wings uplifted, viewed from one side. It has a comb and a white ruff like the male Peruvian


Unfinished border

The unfinished state of this border enables one to see how textile work could proceed. First the outlines of each


Purple border

See motif description for turban/mantle 1935.32.0184 in the same showcase. Material and technique Embroidered with woollen yarn on plain-woven cotton