Tumi (Ceremonial Knife)


Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, United States


  • Title: Tumi (Ceremonial Knife)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1100-1550
  • Location: Peru
  • Physical Dimensions: 6 7/8 in. x 5 1/4 in. (17.5 x 13.3 cm)
  • Medium: Copper alloy with textile impressions
  • Object Classification: Arms and Armor
  • Full Title: Tumi (Ceremonial Knife)
  • Curatorial Area: Art of the Ancient Americas
  • Culture: Probably Chimú
  • Credit Line: Gift in memory of John K. Chattey
  • Chronology: 16th century, 10th-12th centuries
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.91.372.1

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