Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Motif from a Mantle or Tunic of a Flying Bird

ca. 1300

Camelid wool; coiling, looping, embroidery

11.43 x 15.24 cm (4 1/2 x 6 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.6
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chimú or Chancay
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

David Bernstein, to 1984; 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).

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.