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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Border from a Small Headcloth or Shawl

A.D. 100–300

Camelid wool, cotton; plain weave, stem-stitch embroidered with closely aligned crossed-loop stitch.

each motif 3/4” × 1”: 2.54 × 203.2 cm (1 × 80 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.92
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Early Nasca 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.