Girdle

Peruvian
late 19th or early 20th century


Dimensions

12.5 x 158 cm (4 15/16 x 62 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2575

Medium or Technique

Wool figured weave with braids

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: dark brown wool, covered by warp. Design: double cloth, diamonds, oblongs, geometric bird animal and plant forms, on one side cream white figures on striped red, blue, and black ground, on the other side striped figures on white ground. Warp forms braided fringe at each end. There is no selvedge the weft running round and round.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross, April 1, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection