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 in

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 are

1935.32.0194_klipp

Small mantle with fruits

The border of this textile is bordered with dotted shapes resembling fruit. They have a projecting part on one side


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.