Ceremonial robe with feathers

Chimú Artisan900 AD - 1470 AD

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum
Lima, Peru

Ceremonial robe, costume worn in the Chimu kingdom, situated at the northern coast of Peru. Piece made with plain weave technique and designs made with knotted feather strings.


  • Title: Ceremonial robe with feathers
  • Creator: Chimú Artisan
  • Date Created: 900 AD - 1470 AD
  • Physical Location: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum, Lima
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 1780 mm x Width 660 mm
  • Provenance: Acquired in Lima
  • Subject Keywords: Textile, featherwork, plain weave, Chimu, Chimor, birds
  • Type: Feather clothing for ceremonial purposes
  • External Link: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum
  • Medium: Cotton thread and feathers of amazon bird

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