Four colour tunic 1935.32.0120
1. A fish or shark holding a trophy head in one hand. The motif resembles that of mantle border 1935.32.0077 (showcase 14).
2. An anthropomorphic figure with its hair let down, holding a spear. The figure resembles that in border 1935.32.0084 (showcase 14).
3. An anthropomorphic figure, frontally depicted. Certain details of the face – the ears and nose, for example – resemble those of the figure in border 1935.32.0084 (showcase 14).
4. An anthropomorphic figure holding a trophy head.
Material and technique
Embroidered in woollen yarn on plain-woven woollen fabric. The embroidery is in stem-stitch in colour-field style. The front and back of the tunic have different border patterns.
Dating and origin
Paracas Necropolis, Intermedio Temprano 1A (c. 100 BC – 100 AD)
|Tags||Anthropomorphic, Colour-field style, Trophy head|