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Carrying cloth

Peruvian (or Bolivian)
late 19th or early 20th century


Dimensions

71 x 94.5 cm (27 15/16 x 37 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2582

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Carrying Cloth, made of two pieces sewed together. Warp: wool in colors to form pattern. Weft: blue wool with a little red and brown wool, covered by warp. Design: wide stripes of dark blue, narrow pink, cream white, and black stripes with narrow figured stripes woven with pink, cream, neutral violet, light bluish green, and yellow. Edged with blue.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection