Paracas Corner section of a Red tunic with Double-faced Woven Band and Vicuna Tufts

Paracas Corner section of a Red tunic with Double-faced Woven Band and Vicuna Tufts


Description: The double-faced band depicts pairs of double headed serpents, mooneaters and interlocking serpents. Each side shows the reverse arrangement of color typical of double faced weaving. A similar weaving is illustrated in PARACAS FABRICS AND NAZCA NEEDLEWORK 3rd century BBBB.C.- 3rd century A.dD by Junius Bird, Textile Museum 1954ref 91.466 pg 89.
Dimensions: Length 18" x Width 17"
Date: Peru, Paracas, South Coast Early Intermediate Period, Phase II, c. AD 100 - 200
Condition Report: Excellent color with original white tufts. Not mounted
Notes: 93156
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