Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Moche Comb

Moche Comb

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Implements: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1370133

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A rare Moche comb from Peru, ca. 200 – 600 AD. This choice example of a textile manufacturing tool is 4-1/8” wide and is made from split Carrizo reed and palm spikes, bound together with braided string. Rare type in excellent condition.

Cf. Larco Hoyle "Los Mochicas II", page 194.