Posts Tagged ‘Felines’

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Headband with fingers

MOTIF DESCRIPTION The pattern consists of large overlapping S-shapes.  These have a feline-like head at each end.  Both ends of

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Headband with fingers

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

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Yellow mantle fragment

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


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Yellow Border

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

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Border with pampas cats

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

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Cat tunic with woven fringes

Variously sized felines. The middle part and the fringes are in plain weave cotton fabric. The borders are separately woven


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Cat poncho

Two felines facing each other, with smaller cats in the interstices. The motif occurs with two different colour schemes. Material

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Border with long fringe

Anthropomorphic figure with a smaller figure inside it. Trophy bodies, heart-shaped faces (possibly trophy heads) and feline animals are also

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Cat poncho

Two felines, one larger than the other, apparently having the same tail. The smaller cat has a protruding tongue terminating


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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