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Paracas fragment
Paracas fragment
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Camelid Fiber
Dimensions:
7 x 8.3 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Paracas
Accession Number:
1996.173.7
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

embroidered motif from a Paracas mantle showing a standing figure wearing a green tunic on a loosely woven gold ground. The two-toned face has a mask or feline spots around the mouth, and is topped with a large serpentine headdress and a gold ornament that cascades around the body. a trophy head dangles from the mouth or tongue

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