Black and red eagle mantle 1932.16.0168

MOTIF DESCRIPTION

The motif consists of a double eagle, repeated in several different sizes within and around itself. The pattern repeats follow on from each other, all turned in the same direction – apart from in the little border, which is attached at right angles to the main border.

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUE

Ground weave: warp and weft in dark blue. Border: embroidery in camelid fibre yarn, bight red in possibly two shades. Technique: the mantle consists of 2 woven sections sewn together. Embroidery in linear style.

DATING AND ORIGIN

Horizonte Temprano – Paracas Necrópolis

Facts

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Size 316 x 141 cm
Item number 1932.16.0168
Tags
Category Mantle