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Poncho (poncho)
Poncho (poncho)
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
188.6 x 214.9 cm (74 1/4 x 84 5/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.111
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Very large poncho, two pieces sewn together at center seam, neck opening; predominantly pink with narrow multicolored stripes; edge binding with additional multicolored weft fringe.
Catalogue #84, p.88, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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