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.
Good condition, no restoration. Entire
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).