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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Band from a Tunic

A.D. 750–1000

Camelid wool, cotton; tapestry weave

21.59 × 8.89 cm (8 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.153
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Moche-Wari culture, Huarmey Valley?
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Nobuko Kajitani, The Textiles of the Andes: Senshoku no Bi (Textile Arts) (Kyoto: Kyoto Shoin, 1982).

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.