About this object


Collected by Mavis Balshaw while living near Paracas, Peru, c. 1968.

Physical description

Large round, burnished dish; broken and repaired. From a small rounded base, the dish flares up and widely outward into a broad rim. Interior of rim is painted dark orange with a repeating set of tan, white and grey lines that surround two panels of dots and curving lines. The outer rim is painted orange while the interior base and lower portion of the exterior are undecorated. The dish had been in pieces, then glued back together.