Not on view

This large Chimú hanging may have once graced an interior space at Chan Chan. The geometric pattern on the textile is composed of stylized pelicans, favored motifs at this seaside city. Similar designs were also depicted in the adobe reliefs that adorned the interiors of Chan Chan palaces.

Hanging, Cotton, Chimú

Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded.

Open Access

As part of the Met's Open Access policy, you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes.


Public domain data for this object can also be accessed using the Met's Open Access API.