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Small chimi poncho (ponchito chimi)
Small chimi poncho (ponchito chimi)
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
114.3 x 124.5 cm (45 x 49 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.119
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Small poncho, two pieces, sewn together at center, neck opening, rose/black plied together- chimi, worn green-blue finish at neck opening, edge binding on all outer selvedges with green-blue fringe.
Fig. 53, page 54(detail), Traditional Textiles of the Andes/catalogue #90, p. 91

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