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hair tie (huata, huatana)
hair tie (huata, huatana)
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
0.8 x 124.5 cm (5/16 x 49 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua
Accession Number:
1992.107.11
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Very narrow patterned band, predominantly rose, gold, lt. yellow; additional bands with different pattern added at ends creating three units; some loose warps create fringe, others worn away.
Catalogue #162, p.113, Traditional Textiles of the Andes
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Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”