SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery is open to the public on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays and offers access to Yale ID holders on weekdays. Advance reservations are required for public hours.Plan Your Visit

Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Votive figurine

1300–1450

Cotton,. camelid wool? plant fiber? plain weave, cut threads, embroidery

6.35 × 20.32 cm (2 1/2 × 8 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.7
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Central or South Coast
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Robert Duff, to 1995; 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.