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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Tassel or Figurine

1000–1476

Camelid wool, cotton; plain weave, looping, embroidery?

16.51 × 9.53 cm (6 1/2 × 3 3/4 in.)
Gift of Erik Jacobsen
2019.1.211
Geography: 
Andes Mountains
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Central Coast
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Richard L. Burger and Lucy C. Salazar, “A Sacred Effigy from Mina Perdida and the Unseen Ceremonies of the Peruvian Formative,” Res 33 (Spring 1998): 18–53.

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.