Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Shaped Tabs from a Border

300–100 B.C.

Camelid wool; cross-knit looping

6.99 × 6.99 cm (2 3/4 × 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.84
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Paracas-Proto Nasca
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Ferdinand Anton, Ancient Peruvian Textiles (London: Thames and Hudson, 1987), 82, no. 56, small figure on the right, ill.

Ferdinand Anton, Altindianische Textilkunst aus Peru (Leipzig, Germany: Seeman Verlag, 1984), fig. 56.

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.