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Belt with tassels and fringes

Unknown10th-15th century

Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI), Uruguay

Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI), Uruguay

The central coast of Peru has a desert climate, which has allowed that this delicate piece be preserved. This piece formed the “so called” funerary bundles, which was the traditional way of burying the dead.

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  • Title: Belt with tassels and fringes
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 10th-15th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w4 x h207 cm
  • Period: Late Intermediate
  • Culture: Chancay
  • Type: Cotton and camelid wool textile
  • Rights: MAPI, 2005, MAPI

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