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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Tunic with Interlocking Design

A.D. 1100–1470

Cotton, camelid wool, and pigments

18 1/2 × 45 in. (47 × 114.3 cm) framed: 26 1/4 × 54 1/4 in. (66.7 × 137.8 cm)
Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.28
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimú
Period: 
Late Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902 – 1965

Bibliography: 

Ann P. Rowe Pollard Rowe, Costumes and Featherwork of the Lords of Chimor (Washington, D.C.: The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, 1984), 45, fig. 15.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.