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full skirt (urku)
full skirt (urku)
Date:
ca. 1940
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool Or Camelid Fiber
Dimensions:
94.6 x 67.3 cm (37 1/4 x 26 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua Or Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.129
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997
DeYoung 1999

One long piece, joined at end selvedges; solid colored and patterned stripes, predominantly orange-red, beige, black; pleated at waist.
Fig. 30, page 40, Traditional Textiles of the Andes/Catalogue #64

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