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woman's mantle (llijlla)
woman's mantle (llijlla)
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Sheep's Wool Or Camelid Hair
Dimensions:
88.9 x 92.7 cm (35 x 36 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Quechua
Accession Number:
1992.107.59
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-30
Credit Line:

The Jeffrey Appleby Andean Textile Collection

Exhibition History:

To Honor the Ancestors, 1997

Two pieces sewn together at center seam, black field, patterned warp stripes, red stripes on outside edges, herringbone effect in plain weave areas.
Catalogue #200, pp.124-125, Traditional Textiles of the Andes