Bolivian (Charazani Indians)
Object Place: Bolivia
5.3 x 48 cm (2 1/16 x 18 7/8 in.) measured without attached ties
Medium or Technique
Wool figured weave, glass beads and metallic colored glass beads, wool ties with wool and glass bead tassel
Not On View
Weaving (warp-pattern). Headband (“wincha”) with intricate design of repeating columns of diamonds with hooks in orange and green, purple and red and green and red on white. Bordered with pink and green glass beads. Two ties are not original wool.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Nancy Sayles Day Foundation