Killer whale turban 1935.32.0185

Se motif description for mantle 1935.32.0187 in the same showcase. The figures all face in the same direction, but are alternately turned right and left
. In the centre of the turban the same figure recurs in squares in a diagonal colour pattern.

Material and technique

Embroidered in woollen yarn on a plain-woven woollen fabric
. The embroidery is in stem-stitch in colour-field style. Round the edges are points blanket-stitched over a support thread.

Dating and origin

Paracas Necropolis, Intermedio Temprano 2 (c. 100 AD – 200 AD)


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Size 150x47 cm
Item number 1935.32.0185
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Category Turban