Posts Tagged ‘Colour-field style’

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. 

1935.32.0066_perspektiv

Headband with fingers

A two-headed bird and a similar, smaller figure inverted inside it. A feline is visible on the wings of the

1935.32.0185_klipp

Killer whale turban

Se motif description for mantle 1935.32.0187 in the same showcase. The figures all face in the same direction, but are


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


1935.32.0198_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

1935.32.0199a-b_klipp

Bird border

A bird with its neck bent and one leg stretched up towards its beak. Each bird occupies a separate square


1935.32.0197_klipp

Border with fringe

An anthropomorphic figure dressed in tunic, leggings and anklets, with a feather headdress and a face mask. Serpentine bands emerge

1935.32.0132_klipp

Border with two figures together

This border is unusual among Paracas textiles in having a motif of two figures facing each other. Otherwise anthropomorphic figures

1935.32.0080_klipp

Border with pampas cats

Eight felines, probably pampas cats (Oncifelus colocolo or Leopardus colocolo) are depicted on the border. There are trophy heads on


1935.32.0205_klipp

Painted poncho

p>This textile is both painted and embroidered, which is unusual for Paracas textiles. There are embroidered figures round the edges

1935.32.0135_klipp

Bird poncho

A standing bird with wings outstretched. The neck is bent in such a way that the beak almost touches the

1935.32.0077_klipp

Witch border

A figure resembling a fish, holding a trophy head in its hands. This motif occurs in four different reiterated colour


1935.32.0081_klipp

Trophy head border

An anthropomorphic figure, holding a knife in one hand. There are four trophy heads by the figure’s head, one at

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