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Inca Camelid Textile Morning Star Cocoa Leaf Belt

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Handiwork: Pre 1492: Item # 1191296

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Inca Camelid Textile Morning Star Cocoa Leaf Belt, Peru, ca. 1300 - 1532 CE. Rare rectangular panel of camelid wool embroidered in linear style. Features the "Morning Star" motif thought to represent the planet Venus. Star motif alternates with fish pattern with supplementary brocading. Vivid colors with shades of red, blue, green, and ochre. In excellent condition. 27 1/2" x 4 3/4"