Killer whale mantle 1935.32.0187
See motif description for mantle 1935.32.0186 in showcase 1. The figures are in separate squares, placed in rows but alternately facing right and left.
Material and technique
Embroidered with woollen yarn on a plain-woven woollen fabric. The mantle consists of two weaves sewn together. The embroidery is in stem-stitch in colour-field style. To one side of the embroidered corner squares are points sewn in blanket stitch over a support thread.
Dating and origin
Paracas Necropolis, Intermedio Temprano 2 (c. 100 AD – 200 AD).
|Tags||Colour-field style, Non-human feet, Trophy head|