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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Unfinished Border

100 B.C.–A.D. 100

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

60.96 × 12.7 cm (24 × 5 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.78
Geography: 
Geography 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.

Bibliography: 

Paulina Brugnoli and Soledad Hoces de la Guardia Chellew, Awakhuni: Weaving the History of the Andes, in memory of John Victor Murra (1916–2006) (Santiago, Chile: Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, 2007), 33.

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