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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Adornment for a Headdress or Textile

1000–1476

Wood or cactus spine, camelid wool; cross-knot looping, wrapping, braiding

15.2 cm (6 in.) figures: 7.6 cm (3 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.8
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chimú
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

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.