1932.16.0165_klipp

Red fragment

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of a figure with a large head and large rounded “horns”, where the body is

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

1935.32.0204_klipp

Fragment of border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The pattern figure is a monkey wearing garments:  the tunic goes down round part of the tail.  The


1935.32.0200a-b_klipp

Border with figure with stave

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of a standing figure (lying lengthways in the border), with a very large, ornate headdress,

1935.32.0196a-b_klipp

Borders

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of an outstretched human figure with arms up and a wing.  The figure wears a

1935.32.0181_klipp

Borders with human figure

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of a human figure with outstretched arms and legs and “snakes” issuing from the body


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 in

1935.32.0176_perpsktiv

Red eagle border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of a double eagle, the two heads turned out with long, straight teeth.  This motif


1935.32.0174_klipp

Woven border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif is a zig-zag pattern variation with an extra V accompanying the main V-shape all along.  Small

1935.32.0173_klipp

Green cat border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of geometrically shaped felines with long “horns”, hooks with wedges on them.  At the end

1935.32.0172_klipp

Fragment of red cat border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif consists of geometrically composed cats with long zig-zag shaped “snakes” emerging from the head of the


1935.32.0130_klipp

Fragment of red cat border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION Geometrically composed cats with long zig-zag shaped “snakes” coming out of the largest cat’s head.  The patterning otherwise

1935.32.0083a-b_klipp

Fish borders

MOTIF DESCRIPTION Diagonal pattern consisting of S-shaped small double “snakes” with wedge shapes on one side. Placed tight against each

1935.32.0064_perspektiv

Bird border

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The motif is a bird (possibly a nightjar) in various colour combinations, all lying in the same direction.



1935.32.0198_klipp

Yellow Border

This border has one of the Paracas collection’s most highly detailed motifs. It probably comes from the same mantle as

1935.32.0202_klipp

Border with fringes

An anthropomorphic figure with its head tilted backwards, causing it to look upside down. The figure is dressed in a