Panel from a Tunic or Hanging Artist: Unknown


Art of the Ancient Americas

Not on view


Camelid wool, cotton; slit tapestry weave


17.78 × 27.94 cm (7 × 11 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

Accession Number



Late Intermediate Period


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Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2019; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • José Antonio de Lavalle, ed., Culturas Precolombinas: Chimú (Lima, Peru: Banco de Credito del Peru en la Cultura, 1988), 227.
  • Nobuko Kajitani, The Textiles of the Andes: Senshoku no Bi (Textile Arts) (Kyoto: Kyoto Shoin, 1982).
  • Gary Urton, At the Crossroads of the Earth and Sky: An Andean Cosmology (Austin, Tex.: University of Texas Press, 1981), 185–88.
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Object/Work type

animal art, clothing, mythology, textiles, tunics

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