**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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