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Hair tie (huata, huatana)
Hair tie (huata, huatana)
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
0.8 x 132 cm (5/16 x 51 15/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua
Accession Number:
1992.107.12
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Very narrow patterned band, predominantly rose and beige and lavender and beige; three added bands of intersecting transverse warps at each end create seven units, loose warps create fringes.
Figs. 47-48, page 51, Traditional Textiles of the Andes/Catalogue #163, pp.113-114

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