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Border Fragment


Chimu, Late Intermediate Period
900-1470 CE
72.87 cm x 25.72 cm (28 11/16 in. x 10 1/8 in.)
wool, cotton
PC.B.521

Not on view


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Bibliography
Benson, Elizabeth P. 1963 Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C., p. 73, cat. 415.

Boone, Elizabeth Hill (ED.) 1996 Andean Art at Dumbarton Oaks. Pre-Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks ; No. 1. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. vol. 2, p. 433-5, pl. 125.

Cahill, Holger (ED.) 1933 American Sources of Modern Art. Museum of Modern Art, New York. no. 229.

Means, Philip Ainsworth 1931 Ancient Civilizations of the Andes. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. p. 498, fig. 182.




Exhibition History
"American Sources of Modern Art", Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 5/10 - 6/30/1933 (catalogue # 229).

"Ancient American Art", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, April - June 1942; M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, July - August 1942; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, September - October 1942 (catalogue # 214).

"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, April 1947 to July 1949 and September 1960 to April 1962.


Acquisition History
Formerly in the collection of Herman A. Elsberg (collector), New York.

Purchased at a sale at the Rosenberg Gallery, New York (dealer), by Robert Woods Bliss, March 22, 1939.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1939-1962.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.