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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Band or Border

200–50 B.C.

Camelid wool; tapestry weave with interlocking wefts at color juncture, (reversible)

36.83 × 8.89 cm (14 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.15
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Sihuas
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2017; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“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).

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

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.