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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Woven Belt fragment

ca. A.D. 1100

Woven and dyed wool. Double weave

39.37 × 7.62 cm (15 1/2 × 3 in.)
Gift of Sheila Hicks, B.F.A. 1957, M.F.A. 1959, in memory of Mildred Constantine
2016.118.1
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chimú
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Given to Sheila Hicks by Mildred Constantine, former MoMA curator, late 1960s.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.