Part of a black mantle with insects 1935.32.0058
This may possibly be the middle part of a mantle.
The embroidered figures are in various combination of colour, all with red outlines
. They have been construed as birds.
Material and technique
Embroidered in woollen yarn on a plain-woven woollen fabric . The embroidery is in stem-stitch in colour-field style.
Dating and origin
Paracas, Peru (c
. 100 BC – 200 AD)