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)


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Size 102x129 cm
Item number 1935.32.0189
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Category Poncho