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)

Facts

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Size 80x77 cm
Item number 1935.32.0058
Tags
Category Mantle