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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Decorative Corner from a Ritual Cloth

A.D. 130–380

Camelid wool; embroidery on plain weave

35.56 × 35.56 cm (14 × 14 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.42
Geography: 
Made in Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Sihuas
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2017; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.