Paracas Textile Panel Depicting a Ruler

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.
Provenance: Ex. Arte Textile, San Francisco, CA., 1980s.


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