Pre-Columbian tapestry fabric from Chancay with monkeys and birds1 of 16 images

Pre-Columbian tapestry fabric from Chancay with monkeys and birds

5 500 €

About

Pre-Columbian tapestry fabric, Peruvian Chancay civilization, important and superb, formed of three strips of monkeys punctuated by red, beige and ocher alternating with four stylized birds friezes on gold background. Late intermediate period, 1200-1470.

Characteristics

  • Time:13th century
  • Origin:Peru
  • Material or technique:fabric
  • Sizes:59 x 108 x 0.5 cm (Width x Length x Depth)
  • Reference:2449

Conservation status

Good condition, no restoration. Entire

Bibliography

Sold by Maître Marc Labarbe, auctioneer in Toulouse (France), June 15, 2008 catalog under the reference No. 596, with expertise by Monique Beyrouthy (see late pictures of the object).

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