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Poncho
Poncho
Date:
1830
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Fiber (alpaca?); Warp-faced Plain Weave With Two-color Complementary-warp Patterning
Dimensions:
198 x 189 cm (77 15/16 x 74 7/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua People
Accession Number:
2004.33
Acquisition Date:
2004-06-10
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, 10/05

A large poncho, 7 pieces sewn together, multicolored solid colored and patterned stripes with a neck opening trimed with silk ribbon, edge binding on all outer selvedges, wefts create fringe.Colonial motifs of mermaids, double-headed eagles and a poem. Catalogue #155, p.111, also Fig.39, p.45, Traditional Textiles of the Andes.
Fig. 39, page 45, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

hair tie (huata, huatana)
hair tie (huata, huatana) (late 19th century)
Spoon
Spoon (19th century)
Poncho
Poncho (19th–20th century)