Posts Tagged ‘Face Mask’


Yellow mantle fragment

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


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


Yellow Border

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


Border with fringe

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


Painted poncho

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


Purple border

See motif description for turban/mantle 1935.32.0184 in the same showcase. Material and technique Embroidered with woollen yarn on plain-woven cotton


Purple turban or mantle

An anthropomorphic figure, seeming clad in tunic and loincloth. The head seems upside down, perhaps because it is inclined backwards.


Paracas textile 179

The textile was restituated by the City of Gothenburg to the Museo Nacional de Arqueología, Antropología e Historia and the Ministry of Culture in Peru on the 18 of