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Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Chimu, ca. 1000 CE. Three wonderful examples of Chimu textiles - the largest, a very colorful composition comprised of diagonal bands of a meander variant in hues of almond beige, golden caramel, chocolate brown, rose, forest green, and white; to its right is a vertically set panel featuring a row of interlocking stepped motifs and three rows of abstract zoomorphs - all in beige and white; and finally a horizontally set panel of meanders and geometric motifs in beige and cream at the top. All were comprised of cotton and/or camelid fibers. Set against a linen backing and custom framed under glass. Size: 23" L x 19" W (58.4 cm x 48.3 cm)

Provenance: private Pearson collection, Denver, Colorado, USA

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#136376

Condition

Areas of loss to the two bottom fragments as shown. Frayed edges, minor stains, and areas of loose threads to all. Small nicks to frame and tears to gallery paper on verso, but framing is in overall good shape.

Starting Bid

$150.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Three Framed Chimu Textile Fragments

Estimate $350 - $550Jul 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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