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Panel depicting the mythical arrival by sea of the founder of the Chimu dynasty and his entourage

Panel depicting the mythical arrival by sea of the founder of the Chimu dynasty and his entourage

Panel depicting the mythical arrival by sea of the founder of the Chimu dynasty and his entourage

Cotton, camelid fiber; slit tapestry

H: 91; W: 53 cm

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Maremont, Chicago, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Accession number:

B77.0166

Arts/Americas
From the Israel Museum publications:

The Maremont Collection of Pre-Columbian Art: The Human Image, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1979

Exhibitions:

Chimu: Imperial Riches from the Desert of Peru, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 05/01/2006 - 26/08/2006