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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Fragment from a Mantle

200–50 B.C.

Camelid wool; discontinuous double-interlocking warp and weft

76.2 × 66.04 cm (30 × 26 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.12
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Sihuas, Sihuas or Majes Valley
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Michael Andrews, to 1991; 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.

“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.