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poncho (poncho)
poncho (poncho)
Date:
ca. 1960
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
110.5 x 109.9 cm (43 1/2 x 43 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua
Accession Number:
1992.107.89
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Medium size poncho, two pieces, predominaantly red and beige patterned stripes, sewn together at center seam, neck opening with woven band, edge binding sewn onto all selvedges, remnants of supp. multicolored wefts create fringe.
Catalogue #158, p. 112, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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