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Colorful Pre-Columbian Chimu Collar

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Colorful Pre-Columbian Chimu Collar

Recovered from a burial and meticulously remounted on ancient cotton, this colorful collar from coastal Peru consists of shell and stone appliques in the form of stylized pelicans and other forms. The collar measures about nine inches by 7-1/2 inches and is displayed in an antique ebonized frame. Peru,1000 to 1400 A.D.

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