Small mantle with human figure 1935.32.0193

Anthropomorphic figures with hair in a black plait to one side of the head. They are wearing tunics with a large spot in front. Their heads are pointed in the same direction, but the plaits alternate between left and right sides.

Material and technique

Embroidered in woollen yarn on plain-woven woollen fabric
. The embroidery is in stem-stitch in colour-field style.

Dating and origin

Paracas Necropolis, Intermedio Temprano 1B-2 (c. 100 BC – 200 AD)


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Size 39x40 cm
Item number 1935.32.0193
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Category Mantle