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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Fragment from a Tunic

A.D. 200–400

Camelid wool; interlocking tapestry weave

19.05 × 26.67 cm (7 1/2 × 10 1/2 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.116
Geography: 
Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Southern Highlands,Tiwanaku Culture
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Vanessa Drake Moraga, Shamans, Supernaturals and Animal Spirits: Mythic Figures from the Ancient Andes, 2 vols. (Larkspur, Calif.: OLOLO Press, 2016), 14-–5, no. 134.

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.