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skirt (urku)
skirt (urku)
Date:
ca. 1900
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool Or Camelid Fiber
Dimensions:
63.2 x 315 cm (24 7/8 x 124 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.126
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

One long piece, end selvedges joined, solid colored and patterned stripes, predominantly black, with beige, red/orange; tubular edge binding on one side only.
Catalogue #38, pp. 71-72, Tradtional Textiles of the Andes

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