1935.32.0212_klipp

16 brown fragments

MOTIF DESCRIPTION Anthropoid figure, with a head that looks like it is upside down, perhaps because it is bent back. 

1935.32.0207_klipp

Fragment with flying figure

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The pattern figure is a “flying” man, whose head is turned at right angles to the body.  The

1935.32.0213_klipp

Fragments of mantle

1 fragment returned by Gothenburg City to the Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Antropologia e Historia and the Ministry of Culture


1935.32.0206_klipp

Fish mantle

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of a “fish”, cf. 1935.32.182 and 1935.32.191.  There is a wide border running down one

1935.32.0177_klipp

Red cat border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION Patterning based on cats . MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUE Ground weave:  warp and weft, yellow cotton.  Embroidery:  camelid fibre

1935.32.0124a_klipp

Mantel with woven slits

The motif consists of a big S-shaped “creature” with a large head at either end, each of which has horn


1935.32.0082_klipp

Insect mantle

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The pattern consists of large and small creatures with large heads, 2 big bent “horns” on each side

1932.16.0168

Black and red eagle mantle

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of a double eagle, repeated in several different sizes within and around itself. The pattern


1935.32.0211_klipp

Yellow mantle fragment

A quasi-human figure with a head which seems to be upside down, perhaps because it is turned backwards. The figure

1935.32.0210_klipp

Brown mantle fragment

This piece probably comes from the same mantle as 1935.32.0212  in the same showcase. Motif description A quasi-human figure with


1935.32.0195

Small mantle with birds

The border is embroidered with a multicoloured bird . All their heads point in the same direction, but alternate birds

1935.32.0194_klipp

Small mantle with fruits

The border of this textile is bordered with dotted shapes resembling fruit The diagnostic tests utilized in the assessment of


1935.32.0118

Mantle with squares

This mantle is unusual, in that the motifs of Paracas fabrics are seldom purely geometric. Each square of the mantle


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.