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Lot 0077
**Originally Listed At $75**

Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Chimu culture, ca. 700 to 1470 CE. This earthtone textile fragment is comprised of tightly-woven fibers in red, orange, gold, and brown hues. The composition includes cross-shaped geometric motifs (two full and one partial), each with additional crosses and diamond-shaped designs within. Several concentric squares accompany the crosses on the outer-most edges of the textile. A very small section of light blue fringe fabric is visible along both sides. Mounted on a fabric-lined cardboard backing. Size: 11.5" L x 4.375" W (29.2 cm x 11.1 cm).

Provenance: private Slavin Ccollection, acquired in Peru and Bolivia from 1971 to 1972

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Expected fraying along peripheries, minor pigmentation loss, minor unweaving of inner fibers, and visible staining.

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Chimu Textile Panel - Geometric Patterns

Estimate $150 - $250Feb 26, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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