A Chimu Panel Fragment
Peru, c. 1100 - 1460 AD
Camelid wool and cotton woven in slit tapestry weave, rows of
feather shapes in a gold color with a red diamond and white strip
at one end of each, all on a soft red ground. A very eloquent,
rare, and historically important fragment of a larger ceremonial
mantle. In very good condition, some stains and one row of feathers
darkened. Mounted to linen and enclosed in a Plexiglas box.
James W. Reid, The Lee M. Elman Collection of Peruvian
Pre-Columbian Textiles, 2007, Editorial Ausonia, Lima, Peru,
pages 19 & 20.
Dimensions: 30 ½ x 8 ¼ inches
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500.
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