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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Painted Textile

A.D. 900–1350

Cotton plain weave painted with iron oxide dyes

134.62 × 113.03 cm (53 × 44 1/2 in.)
Gift of Victor Teicher
2017.38.1
Geography: 
Made in Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Andes, Central Coast, Chancay
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Originally acquired at Sothebys, 1992 sale# 6299 lot 37- May 1992

Bibliography: 

Gören Burenhult, ed., The Illustrated History of Humankind, New World and Pacific Civilzations; Cultures of America, Asia and the Pacific (Queensland, Australia: University of Queensland, 1994), 97, ill.

“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.