Cloth weaving (warp pattern)
99.2 x 67.5 cm (39 1/16 x 26 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Carrying cloth, made of two pieces sewed together. Warp: wool, in colors to form pattern. Weft: dark brown wool covered by warp. Design: stripes of dark blue, dark neutral violet, and reddish violet, some stripes figured with birds and geometric ornament woven with white wool. Narrow blue band with reddish violet fringe sewed around edge.
Said to come from Aymará (Colla) Indians.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection