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Ancient Peruvian Handwoven Textile Fragment - Birdman

Lot 0092A
Pre-Columbian, north coast of Peru, Chimu/Chancay, ca. 1300 to 1520 CE. An open woven white thread textile, made from camelid fibers, depicting a series of human-avian hybrid creatures shown facing the viewer inside of diamond borders. Figures facing forward are often thought to be gods or elites. Size: 26.4" W x 23" H (67.1 cm x 58.4 cm)

Provenance: private Ventura County, California, USA collection

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Condition

With losses and staining as shown, especially on one side. Sewn on a modern piece of cloth.

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Ancient Peruvian Handwoven Textile Fragment - Birdman

Estimate $300 - $500Jul 20, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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