Art of the Americas - Weaving Implement, Chimú Culture, Central Coast, Peru

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Weaving implement
Chimú Culture, Central Coast, Peru
Bone, turquoise, string
A.D. 1200-1400
6.75" (11 cm) high
A carved bone weaving implement depicting a pair of twins with inlaid turqoise eyes. The original, shorter tool has been carefully spliced to a longer piece of bone with fine cotton string.

#4142

$975


 

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