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    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.

    Published:
    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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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    14th Wednesday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    July
    14th Wednesday
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    (Lots 70001-70261) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
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