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woman's mantle (ahuayo )
woman's mantle (ahuayo )
Date:
ca. 1950
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
102.3 x 91.5 cm (40 1/4 x 36 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua/Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.132
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Medium size mantle, two pieces sewn together at center seam, predominantly patterned stripes with solid colored stripes, reds, beige; 4-color plain weave tubular edge binding on all outer selvedges.
catalogue #95, p.92, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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