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Carrying cloth or garment

Peruvian (or Bolivian)
Late 19th to early 20th century


Dimensions

124 x 114.5 cm (48 13/16 x 45 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2571

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Carrying cloth or garment made of two pieces sewed together. Warp: wool in many colors to form pattern. Weft: red wool, covered by warp. Design: wide and narrow stripes of crimson, pink, neutral yellow, orange, neutral violet and cream white. Some of the narrow stripes are figures with small geometric birds and animals.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection