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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Circular border from a Hanging or Mantle

800–500 B.C.

Cotton; plain weave painted with oxide dyes (tannin/iron)

63.5 × 19.69 cm (25 × 7 3/4 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2018.22.5
Geography: 
Geography Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, South Coast, Karwa, Chavín Culture
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.