Woman's Llicla (shawl)

Aymaran
19th century


Object Place: Peru or Bolivia (near Lake Titicaca)

Dimensions

94.5 x 45.5 cm (37 3/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.579

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave, complementary warp weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Two pieces sewed together. Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: light silky wool, covered by warp. Design: stripes of greenish blue, narrow stripes of greenish blue, green, yellow, red, and white with narrow figured stripes woven with the same colors.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward A. Flint to MFA, 1925

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward A. Flint