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|