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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Woven Funerary Effigy

200–50 B.C.

Camelid wool; tapestry, plain weave

19.05 × 20.32 cm (7 1/2 × 8 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.17
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Sihuas, Sihuas or Majes Valley
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).

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.