This is an original 1930 black and white halftone print of a girdle that was created by the people of the Chimú culture. There are several types of birds in the design of this textile. The people of this culture lived in Chimor which was located in the Moche Valley in present day Trujillo, Peru. The culture existed between 900 AD and 1470 AD when it was then conquered by the Inca. The Chimú were known to have worshipped the moon and viewed the sun (that the Inca worshipped) as a destroyer.
This 81+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 10.5 inches; 15 x 27 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Fabric, Indian, Indigenous, Archeology, Archaeology, Pre-Colombian