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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Corner from a Mantle or Ritual Cloth

100 B.C.–A.D. 100

Camelid wool, cotton; plain weave, stem-stitch embroidery (color-block style), edged with crossed-loop stitch

25.4 × 17.78 cm (10 × 7 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.68
Geography: 
Made in Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Paracas culture
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

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.