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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Corner from a Mantle

A.D. 800–1000

Camelid wool, cotton, supplementary weft, selvedged on one side with tubular finish.

36.83 × 50.8 cm (14 1/2 × 20 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.25
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Wari-related style, (Huarmey Valley?, Chimú-Capac?)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Ferdinand Anton, Altindianische Textilkunst aus Peru (Leipzig, Germany: Seeman Verlag, 1984), fig. 102.

Vanessa Drake Moraga, Shamans, Supernaturals and Animal Spirits: Mythic Figures from the Ancient Andes, 2 vols. (Larkspur, Calif.: OLOLO Press, 2016), ill.

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.