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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Textile fragment

600–200 B.C.

Cotton and llama (or alpaca) wool. Section with legs and skirt are separating, very fragile.

11.4 × 10 cm (4 1/2 × 3 15/16 in.)
Katharine Ordway Collection
1980.12.72
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Paracas
Period: 
Early Horizon
Classification: 
Textiles
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 75.

Lesley K. Baier, The Katharine Ordway Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 123, no. 126.

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.