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belt (chumpi)
belt (chumpi)
Date:
ca. 1950
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
6.5 x 158.5 cm (2 9/16 x 62 3/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua
Provenance:

provenance: spells it Challa Wacho. Knows someone in Cusco who goes to this town to buy belts to sell in Cusco. Pink and green binding worn away in most cases. Blue is newer binding. See cat. # 51.

Accession Number:
1992.107.52
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Medium size belt, patterned throughout, multicolored, oblique interlaced units on one end, some colored binding on both ends.
catalogue #152, p.111, Traitional Textiles of the Andes

Fig. 33, page 42, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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