14764. Paracas Textile Panel Depicting a Ruler
South coast Ca. 200 BC
Multicolor woven textile rectangular panel having a central depiction of a ruler wearing an elaborate headdress, holding a trophy head in his left hand and a beheading knife in his right hand. Some scattered professional repairs. Sewn on a cloth backing and mounted on a wooden stretcher. Size: 11-3/4 inches H. x 7 inches W.