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man's mantle (llacota)
man's mantle (llacota)
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
177.9 x 95.3 cm (70 1/16 x 37 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.149
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Large mantle, two pieces joined at center seam, purple, tubular edge binding on all outer selvedges.
Fig. 57, page 56, Tradtional Textiles of the Andes/Catalogue #137, p. 104

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