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poncho (poncho)
poncho (poncho)
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
182 x 213 cm (71 5/8 x 83 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.112
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

Unravelling Yarns(rotation) 1993-1996
To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Large poncho, two pieces sewn together at center, neck opening, predominantly shades of red and black solid colored stripes and two patterned stripe, edge binding with additional weft fringe on all four selvedges.
Catalogue #105, pp. 94-95, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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