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hair tie (huata, huatana)
hair tie (huata, huatana)
Date:
late 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
1.4 x 127 cm (9/16 x 50 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua
Accession Number:
1992.107.13
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Narrow patterned band, maroon, beige, with dk. blue/green and other colors, a band of intersecting transverse warps added to each end, loose warps create fringes on three units at each end.
Catalogue #168, p.115, Traditional Textiles of the Andes
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