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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Three-Dimensional Tassel from a Ceremonial Garment

1000–1450

Camelid wool, cotton; tapestry weave, fringe

13.97 × 5.08 cm (5 1/2 × 2 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2017.40.60
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Lambayeque Culture or Chimú
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Erik Jacobsen Collection, to 2017; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.