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Framed Nazca Textile - Ornamental Tassel

Lot 0471
**Originally Listed At $300**

Pre-Columbian, South Coast Peru, Nazca, ca. 400 to 600 CE. A beautifully-crafted ornamental textile tassel comprised of tightly-woven fibers in hues of magenta, cobalt, wheat, teal, and cream. The bodies of the nine intact tassel strands display a repeating motif of abstract circular forms in varying colors as they get closer to the fringed tips. Groups of tassel strands are bound together along the top section, and a singular white loop projects from above. Mounted on a fabric-lined panel inside a frame. Size (textile): 9.25" W x 11.5" H (23.5 cm x 29.2 cm); size (frame): 11.2" W x 14.2" H (28.4 cm x 36.1 cm).

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection

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Tassel missing most of one strand, with light fading and staining to original coloration, and small losses to top of bodies. Colors are still vibrant. Frame has minor abrasions to lucite cover.

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Framed Nazca Textile - Ornamental Tassel

Estimate $550 - $825Oct 17
Artemis Gallerybadge TOP RATED
Louisville, CO, USA