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)
|Tags||Colour-field style, Non-human feet, Trophy head|