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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Votive Fiber Sculpture of an Anaconda

1000–1476

Camelid wool, vegetal or cotton stuffing, looping, embroidery

35.56 cm (14 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.11
Geography: 
Made in Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Central or South Coast (Ica?)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

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