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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Bands from a Tunic

1100–1400

Camelid wool, cotton; tapestry weave

12.7 × 45.72 cm (5 × 18 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.33
Geography: 
Made in Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Perhaps Chachapoya?
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

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.