Cat poncho 1935.32.0189
Two felines, one larger than the other, apparently having the same tail. The smaller cat has a protruding tongue terminating in a trophy head. The motifs overlap, and the interstices are filled with smaller cats.
Material and technique
Embroidered with woollen yarn on plain-woven woollen fabric. The embroidery is stem-stitch in linear style.
Dating and origin
Paracas Necropolis, Intermedio Temprano 1-1A (c. 100 BC – 100 AD)
|Tags||Felines, Linear style, Trophy head|