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headband (wincha)
headband (wincha)
Date:
ca. 1950
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair, Beads
Dimensions:
7.6 x 50.5 cm (3 x 19 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua/Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.225
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997
DeYoung 1999

Wide headband, one piece, patterned double-cloth, predominantly beige and reds, white beads on side selvedges, wrapped warp units at one end with long tie, short tie on other end.
Fig. 29, page 39, Traditional Textiles of the Andes/catalogue #92, p.91

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