Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Band

777–379 B.C.

Camelid wool; tapestry weave with interlocking wefts at color junctures, crossed-loop edging (reversible)

39 x 21.1 cm (15 3/8 x 8 5/16 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2018.22.11
Culture: 
Andes, Sihuas culture, Sihuas or Majes Valley
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
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).

“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.