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woman's mantle (llijlla)
woman's mantle (llijlla)
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair Or Sheep's Wool With Gold Thread
Dimensions:
788 x 97.2 cm (310 1/4 x 38 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua
Accession Number:
1992.107.87
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Medium size mantle, two pieces joined by metallic and fiber belt, predominantly purple with patterned stripes. The inset belt may be from an older piece, and may indicate an ecclesiastical use.
Catalogue #154, pp. 110-111, Tradtional Textiles of the Andes

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”