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Diorama with fabric sculptures

Chancay Artisans1100 A.D. - 1450 A.D.

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum

Amano Pre-Columbian Textile Museum

Amazing piece of mixed material, recreation of everyday scene or ritual in Chancay’s world, scene show a house with 8 characters inside, the guests are sitting around 2 principals characters, in ritual they play music and drink, probably chicha. Piece is made in totora lined with cloth, with tapestry techniques, twill and plain cloth with diverse designs.

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  • Title: Diorama with fabric sculptures
  • Creator: Chancay Artisans
  • Date Created: 1100 A.D. - 1450 A.D.
  • Location: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum, Lima
  • Location Created: Pisquillo Chico Chancay, Lima, Perú
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 315 mm x Width 280 mm x Diameter 460 mm
  • Provenance: Acquired in Pisquillo Chico
  • Subject Keywords: Diorama, chancay, chancay, Weding, Scene
  • Type: Funerary offering
  • External Link: Amano Precolumbian Textile Museum
  • Medium: Totora structure, cotton thread and camelid fiber threads probably alpaca and vegetable dyes

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