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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Ornamental Pin

ca. A.D. 1000 (?)

Bone, Camelid wool; cross-knot looping, embroidery

27.94 cm (11 in.)
other (cord): 12.7 cm(5 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.166
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Wari-influenced North Coast culture (Chimú?)
Period: 
11th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

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

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