Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Fragment from a Hanging or Garment

800–400 B.C.

Cotton; plain weave with oxide dyes (tannin/iron)

15.24 × 15.24 cm (6 × 6 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.1
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Culture: 
Central Andes, South Coast, Karwa, Chavín Culture
Period: 
Early Horizon
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2017; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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).

Anne Paul, ed., Paracas Art and Architecture: Object and Context in South Coastal Peru (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1991), 77–78, fig. 3.6.

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.