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Man's tunic (khawa)
Man's tunic (khawa)
Date:
early 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
99.1 x 110.5 cm (39 x 43 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.120
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

One piece, rose, discontinuous wefts create neck opening, two gold silk ribbons woven into tunic below neck opening, gold-green tubular edge binding on all outer selvedges.
Catalogue #91, P.91, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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