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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Supernatural Being with Feline Attributes

100 B.C.–A.D. 200

Embroidered camelid wool, cotton

20.32 × 35.56 cm (8 × 14 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.65
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Central Andes, South Coast, Late Paracas or Early Nasca
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

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