Poncho

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

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