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Chimu Bi-Chrome Textile Strap - Abstract Animals

Lot 0547
**Originally Listed At $100**

Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Chimu culture, ca. 800 to 1400 CE. This eart-tone textile fragment is comprised of tightly-woven fibers in gold, umber, chocolate, and beige hues. The composition is comprised of two distinct halves consisting of zoomorphic figures: one half with abstract avian figures, and the other with a two-headed abstract reptilian figure, and each being surrounded by both hexagonal and saw-tooth geometric motifs. Mounted on a fabric-lined cardboard backing. Size: 15.25" L x 2" W (38.7 cm x 5.1 cm).

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

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Expected fraying around peripheries. Pigmentation loss and staining throughout.

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Chimu Bi-Chrome Textile Strap - Abstract Animals

Estimate $200 - $300Sep 24, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA