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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Large LLama or Alpaca Eating Grass

1000–1476

Cotton, camelid wool, vegetal stuffing or wood core; plain weave, embroidery. wrapping, twisting

21.59 × 35.56 cm (8 1/2 × 14 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.12
Geography: 
Made in Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Central coast (Chancay?)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Michael Higgins, to 1988; 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.