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CHIMÚ culture

CHIMÚ culture

1100 – 1470


Artist's cultural association:
CHIMÚ culture
North , Peru
Textile fragment with a deity or ancestor figure, holding a tumi [sacrificial knife] in raised arms, and wearing a loincloth with a scroll pattern design 1100-1470 AD Place made: Peru
Materials & Technique: textiles, cotton, natural dyes woven

Dimensions: 11.0 h x 10.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1830