Description
Rectangular-shaped stole with a border around the circumference evoking stylised San Andres cacti. This cactus was ingested by priests as a powerful psychotropic agent during the great magical-religious ceremonies
Threads of camelid and cotton, customary wear and tear
Nazca transition paracas, formative intermediate period, southern or central coast of Peru, 100-400 AD
+/- 168 x 83 cm

Provenance: Former collection of a diplomat, built up at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Rectangular-shaped stole with a border around the circumference evoking stylised San Andres cacti. This cactus was ingested by priests as a powerful psychotropic agent during the great magical-religious ceremonies
Threads of camelid and cotton, customary wear and tear
Nazca transition paracas, formative intermediate period, southern or central coast of Peru, 100-400 AD
+/- 168 x 83 cm

Provenance: Former collection of a diplomat, built up at the beginning of the 20th century.

Estimate 600 - 800 EUR
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