The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of May 19, 2024

Band with Tassels

Band with Tassels

1455–1625 (radiocarbon date, 95% probability)
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

The Chimú forged an empire that thrived until the 1460s, when the Inka incorporated it into their own imperial domain.


This garment may have been found with others in the collection that formed a matched set worn by a noble of the Chimú, who rose to power on Peru’s north coast after the year 1000.
  • Rowe, Ann Pollard, and John P. O'Neill. Costumes & featherwork of the Lords of Chimor: textiles from Peru's north coast. 1984.
  • Ancient Andean Textiles (Gallery 232 rotation). The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (December 9, 2022-December 3, 2023).
    Gallery 232- Andean Textile Rotation. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (August 27, 2014-July 27, 2015).
    The Ancient Americas- Art From Sacred Landscapes, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, (October 10, 1992- January 3, 1993); The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, (February- April 18, 1993); The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, (June 6- August 15, 1993).
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