Small mantle with birds 1935.32.0195

The border is embroidered with a multicoloured bird
. All their heads point in the same direction, but alternate birds are reversed.

Material and technique

Embroidered in woollen yarn on plain-woven woollen fabric . The border is woven with cotton and the middle part is 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 37x40 cm
Item number 1935.32.0195
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Category Mantle