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Embroidered camel hair, 2nd century BC/5th century AD

Embroidered fabric made of camel hair. Paracas, 2nd century BC/5th century AD  Photo Quico/CDMT

Embroidered fabric made of camel hair.
Paracas, 2nd century BC/5th century AD 
Photo Quico/CDMT

Pre-Columbian period fabric made of camel hair. It shows embroidered warriors holding the severed heads of their defeated enemies in one hand. They are adorned with feathered headbands in different colours and face masks.

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