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woman's mantle (ahuayo)
woman's mantle (ahuayo)
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
85.2 x 119.6 cm (33 9/16 x 47 1/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Aymara
Accession Number:
1992.107.142
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Medium size mantle, two pieces, sewn together at center, narrow solid-colored and patterned stripes, predominantly purple, flat edge binding, composite structure, originally on all outer selvedges. catalogue #57, p. 80, Traditional Textiles of the Andes

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