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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Section from a Tunic

A.D. 600–900

Camelid wool; interlocking tapestry weave

81.28 × 55.88 cm (32 × 22 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.123
Geography: 
Geography Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Wari
Period: 
Middle Horizon
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Alan R. Sawyer, “Tiahuanaco Textile Design,” Textile Museum Journal 1, no. 2 (1963): 27–38.

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.