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belt (huaka)
belt (huaka)
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
7.9 x 134.8 cm (3 1/8 x 53 1/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.199
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Medium size belt, one piece, mostly patterned, predominantly beige and red, oblique interlaced units on one end with ties; other end, groups of yarn create a very long tie.
Catalogue #82, pp.87-88, Traditional Textiles of the Andes
Belt, waist

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Pair of man's leggings (winchucas)
small poncho (unku, luto pallay)
Knit bag (ch'uspa)
Beaded hat (lluchu, chullu)
Beaded hat (lluchu, chullu) (early 20th century)