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skirt (urku)
skirt (urku)
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Fiber
Dimensions:
92.4 x 63.5 cm (36 3/8 x 25 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.127
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Medium size skirt, one piece, ends sewn together to create a tube, gathered waist band, solid colored and one patterned stripe, predominantly black and red, tubular edge binding on hem selvedge.
Catalgue #80, p.87, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”