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Lot 0134
**Originally Listed At $200**

Pre-Columbian, Central Coast Peru, Incan Empire, ca. 1200 to 1532 CE. A lovely ceremonial textile fan composed of tightly-woven camelid (llama or alpaca wool) fibers in hues of crimson, fuchsia, magenta, espresso, beige, gold, and cream. A thick curved handle is decorated with a repeating register of concentric diamond motifs, and a corded handle with a fur-wrapped top projects from the upper corners. The fan component is comprised of dozens of individually twisted tassels secured to the bottom of the tumi-shaped handle with gold-colored thread. A wonderful and intriguing ceremonial example! Size: 11" W x 19.5" H (27.9 cm x 49.5 cm).

Provenance: private Hawaii, USA collection; ex-Gary Drimmer collection, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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#132645

Condition

Fraying to fibers of tassels, handle, and suspension cord, with fading and some discoloration to pigmentation, and losses to some tassel fibers. Light earthen deposits in scattered areas.

Starting Bid

$175.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Inca Textile Ceremonial Fan - Colorful!

Estimate $350 - $525Jul 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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