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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Panel from a Loincloth?

1200–1476

Camelid wool?, cotton; plain weave, slit tapestry weave, twisted fringe

30.48 × 15.24 cm (12 × 6 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.171
Geography: 
Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Chancay culture
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Rebecca Stone-Miller, The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes, ed. Richard F. Townsend, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1992), 148–49, pl. 50.

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.