Posts Tagged ‘Colour-field style’

1935.32.0120_klipp

Four colour tunic

1.    A fish or shark holding a trophy head in one hand. The motif resembles that of mantle border 1935.32.0077


1935.32.0129_klipp

Condor border

A bird, wings uplifted, viewed from one side. It has a comb and a white ruff like the male Peruvian

1935.32.0079_klipp

Unfinished border

The unfinished state of this border enables one to see how textile work could proceed. First the outlines of each


1935.32.0203_klipp

Purple border

See motif description for turban/mantle 1935.32.0184 in the same showcase. Material and technique Embroidered with woollen yarn on plain-woven cotton

1935.32.0184_klipp

Purple turban or mantle

An anthropomorphic figure, seeming clad in tunic and loincloth. The head seems upside down, perhaps because it is inclined backwards.


1935.32.0187_klipp

Killer whale mantle

See motif description for mantle 1935.32.0186 in showcase 1. The figures are in separate squares, placed in rows but alternately

1935.32.0186_klipp

killer whale poncho

Motif composed of several different animals. The same motif occurs in textiles 1935.32.0187 (showcases 2) and 1935.32.0185 (showcases  21). The