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Chimu (?)
Two border corner textiles with bird motifs
Work Type
borders (ornament areas)
1100-1470 AD
cotton (fiber)
wool (textile)
Late Intermediate Period
21 x 27 cm
889.1.27 Fairly large fragment made in the tapestry weave with a cotton warp and wool weft
red, pink brown, and two shades of yellow are used to produce a diagonal design of interlocking birds
slits are made for emphasizing detail. 889.1.4 Fairly large fragment, made in a tapestry weave using brown, red, white, yellow, and pink cotton warp, and wool weft
diagonal design of interlocking birds, slits are made for emphasis
one edge folded under and sewn. Associated with female mummy, radiocarbon ca. 1300-1350 AD.
Accession Number
Washed in glycerine solution, blocked, and mounted on cotton with 899.1.4 in the spring of 1974. A little stained, torn and frayed in a few spots, fair condition.
Mr. Larco?
North Coast of Peru
Archival Collection
Precolumbian Peruvian textiles and ceramics
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