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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Shin Guard

A.D. 600–1000

Camelid wool, fur, reed; wrapping

31.75 × 13.97 cm (12 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.49
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Wari
Period: 
Middle Horizon
Classification: 
Textiles
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.