Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Textile Sculpture of a Flowering Fruit Tree with Birds

1000–1476

Camelid wool; wrapping, looping, knotting, embroidery

30.48 x 13.97 cm (12 x 5 1/2 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.7
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimú
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

David Bernstein, to 1989; Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2019; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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