Cloth weaving (warp pattern)

Bolivian
19th century


Dimensions

104 x 97 cm (40 15/16 x 38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2570

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: dark brown wool, covered by warp. Design: two wide bands of plain dark brown, narrow stripes of cream white, pink, red, green, orange, and violet, with figured stripes with the same colors. The wider stripes are double cloth.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection