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Corner fragment from Paracas border
Corner fragment from Paracas border
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Camelid Fiber
Dimensions:
17.8 x 33 x 2.5 cm (7 x 13 x in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Paracas
Accession Number:
1996.173.9
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

unusual motif of a compressed double-headed snake with a truncated body and a large mask-like face is dereived from the Oculate Being deity. This motif is repeated on both borders, which meet at the corner of the mantle, where an anthropomorphic figure, combining human and rog-like feature, is embroiderd in black, yellow and green

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.