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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Fragment from a Garment or Hanging

A.D. 900–1375

Camelid wool, cotton; slit tapestry weave

17.78 × 15.24 cm (7 × 6 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.158
Geography: 
Geography Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Lambayeque Culture or Pacatnamu Culture
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Dr. Christopher B. Donnan, “The Moment of Greatest Sanctity: A Pacatnamu Ritual Textile,” Hali Magazine (1994): 161.

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.