Woven Talisman Frog and Snake Artist: Unknown

A.D. 800–1000

Art of the Ancient Americas

Not on view

Medium

Camelid wool, feathers; tapestry weave, exposed warps, tassel, cordage

Dimensions

24.13 × 5.08 cm (9 1/2 × 2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

Accession Number

2019.1.143

Period

Middle Horizon

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

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

  • Gary Urton, At the Crossroads of the Earth and Sky: An Andean Cosmology (Austin, Tex.: University of Texas Press, 1981), 170–71.

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Additional information

Object/Work type

animal art, ceremonial objects, textiles

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