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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

One of a Pair of Three Dimensional Tassels from a Garment, with Shorter Red tassels

1100–1476

Cotton, camelid wool, vegetal fiber? wrapping, looping, knotting, embroidery

17.78 × 7.62 cm (7 × 3 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.4
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chimú
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Vanessa Drake Moraga, Shamans, Supernaturals and Animal Spirits: Mythic Figures from the Ancient Andes, 2 vols. (Larkspur, Calif.: OLOLO Press, 2016), ill.

“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.