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Woman's aksu (apron)

Bolivian (Potolo)
early 20th century


Object Place: Potolo, Bolivia

Dimensions

127.5 x 81 cm (50 3/16 x 31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.126

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s aksu (apron). Red, green, orange, black or dark brown wool yarns. Stripes of warp-pattern weaving (bird motifs) alternating with solid-color stripes; solid dark brown or black center. Two loom widths sewn together. Top panel folds back over plain center when worn. Condition: worn edges, some discoloration.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund