SPECIAL ADVISORY: The Yale University Art Gallery opens to the public with free, timed-entry tickets to special exhibitions beginning September 25, 2020. Learn More

Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Adornment for a Feathered Crown or Headdress

1300–1476

Cut and glued macaw and parrot feathers

8.89 × 5.08 cm (3 1/2 × 2 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.181
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Chimú
Period: 
Late Horizon
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

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.